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Sweden’s TV4 recruits digital content chief

Anna Rastner

Swedish free and pay TV broadcaster TV4 Group has hired Anna Rastner as head of digital programmes. She joins from Stockholm based newspaper and publishing… Read more

RTVE appoints North American distributor

Marta Abad

Spanish public broadcaster RTVE has appointed Atlanta-based Castalia Communications Corp. to become its channels and programming distributor in North America. Under terms of the deal,… Read more

ER-Telecom’s Gusev takes charge in St Petersburg

Sergei Gusev

Russian service provider ER-Telecom has named Sergei Gusev as head of its combined activities in St Petersburg following the consolidation of subsidiaries InterZet and Dom.ru… Read more

TF1 Group names sports rights chief

François Pellissier

TF1 Group has named François Pellissier as head of its sports rights acquisitions department. Pellissier was previously vice-president in charge of sports, short films and… Read more

MTS names new eastern regions chief

MTS

Russian service provider MTS has named Olga Ustinova as director of its Far East and eastern Siberia unit. Ustinova will head up MTS’ activities across… Read more

Caleb Weinstein joins Fox International Channels

Caleb Weinstein

Former Amazon, Discovery and Viacom executive Caleb Weinstein has resurfaced at Fox International Channels. He will oversee distribution of FIC’s channels in Europe and Africa… Read more

Sweden’s SVT appoints CEO

Swedish public broadcaster SVT has appointed Hanna Stjärne its new CEO. She will fill the role being vacated by Eva Hamilton, who has run the… Read more

Tom Toumazis joins Airey’s team at Yahoo

Disney and Endemol veteran Tom Toumazis has joined Yahoo, taking the role of head of partnerships, EMEA, at the web giant. He will report to Dawn… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 names new CFO, makes board appointments

ProSiebenSat.1

ProSiebenSat.1’s deputy chief finance officer Gunnar Wiedenfels will take over the role of CFO of ProSiebenSat.1 Media from Axel Salzmann, effective April 1, 2015.  Announcing the… Read more

CSA to hire technology director as it addresses spectrum use changes

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French media regulator the CSA has advertised the new post of technology director following its decision to combine its technology and audiovisual operators units as… Read more