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Orange names new French chief

Fabienne Dulac

Orange has named Fabienne Dulac as executive vice-president, Orange France, replacing Delphine Ernotte-Cunci, who was named as the new president of public broadcaster France Télévisions… Read more

Former MTV chief Roedy takes stake in music MCN

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Former MTV Networks chairman and CEO Bill Roedy has taken a stake in music-focused multichannel network startup PopShack and has joined the board of directors… Read more

Snapchat hires Fox executive in content role

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Messaging service Snapchat has hired former Fox Broadcasting exec Marcus Wiley for what is understood to be a head of development/original content role. Wiley was… Read more

HBO Europe reorganisation as Kutela exits

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HBO Europe’s senior VP and Polish chief Aleksander Kutela has left the company to become CEO of Ringier Axel Springer-owned ISP Onet.pl. Kutela’s exit has forced… Read more

Lagardère names new digital chief

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Media group Lagardère is to create a new digital unit as part of its Lagardère Active arm, which encompasses the TV broadcasting and magazine publishing… Read more

MTG announces wide-ranging management shake-up

Jonas Karlen

There have been wide-ranging management changes at the Modern Times Group as the free and pay TV operator reorganises its business along country lines. New… Read more

Disney’s Maker Studios appoints content chief

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Online content and channels specialist Maker Studios has recruited writer and director Luke Hyams to head up international content. Hyams’ production credits include Channel 4… Read more

Former Yahoo exec to start digital studio at Believe

Brian Hunt

Brian Hunt, Yahoo’s former original content chief, has joined US prodco Believe and will start a new digital studio focused on making content for digital… Read more

Management changes at Discovery’s Eurosport

Julien Bergeaud

Discovery-owned Eurosport has made a series of exec changes including a new global content chief and new country manager for France. Julien Bergeaud becomes senior… Read more

New chief for Al Jazeera English

Giles Trendle

Al Jazeera has named Giles Trendle as acting managing director of its English-language channel, following the departure of Al Anstey to take over at Al… Read more