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New marketing appointment for Canal+

Guillaume Boutin

French pay TV operator Canal+ has named Guillaume Boutin as director of marketing distribution. Boutin, who will report to Alice Holzman, deputy CEO in charge… Read more

MTG chiefs quit CTC Media board

Jørgen Madsen Lindemann

Modern Times Group’s CEO Jørgen Madsen Lindemann and CFO Mathias Hermansson have left the board of Russian commercial broadcaster CTC Media, as MTG mulls its… Read more

Thema makes new distribution appointments

Sarah Bakkali

Channel producer and distributor Thema has named Sarah Bakkali as distribution senior manager for France and French-speaking territories. Bakkali replaces Vincent Glatigny, who is to… Read more

Liberty Global hires CEE customer experience chief

Jakub Kłoczewiak

Liberty Global and its wholly-owned Polish cable unit UPC Poland have named Jakub Kłoczewiak as vice-president, customer care and customer experience, responsible for the preparation… Read more

MTG promotes Mejlhede Andersen to exec board

Jakob Mejlhede Andersen

Jakob Mejlhede Andersen has promoted to European broadcaster MTG’s executive management team. Formerly known just as Jakob Mejlhede, the exec joins the board with immediate… Read more

AOL names new UK MD

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AOL UK has appointed Hamish Nicklin as its new managing director. Nicklin was previously director of agency sales at Google UK. Nicklin, who will report… Read more

MultiChoice hires former Viacom exec as content chief

David Booth

MultiChoice Africa has appointed former Viacom, Virgin Media and Channel 4 executive David Booth as its chief content officer.  Booth, who joined the Naspers-owned pay… Read more

SES ups De Hauwer

Christophe de Hauwer

Satellite operator SES has named Christophe de Hauwer as chief development officer and a member of its board. He will also join SES’s executive committee,… Read more

Vislink appoints new general manager

John Aslett

Broadcast technology provider Vislink has appointed a new general manager to its Dubai office, heading up a team that is focused on sales in the… Read more

Envivio adds former Time Warner Cable exec to board

Mike LaJoie

Multiscreen video specialist, Envivio, has appointed former Time Warner Cable executive vice-president and chief technology officer, Mike Lajoie, to its board of directors.  Lajoie brings… Read more