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TVN Media names new board president

Piotr Tyborowicz

Scripps Networks Interactive-owned Polish broadcaster, TVN, has appointed Piotr Tyborowicz as president of the board of its sales subsidiary, TVN Media. Tyborowicz, who heads TVN’s ad… Read more

Xumo hires Red Bull’s Hall to head product strategy

Chris Hall

US OTT TV specialist Xumo has hired former Red Bull TV executive Chris Hall as head of product strategy and development. Xumo, which offers a… Read more

TVT appoints Discovery exec

Yuko Suguro

Media services and post-production outfit TVT has appointed Discovery executive Yuko Suguro as head of operations in Japan. Suguro joins from Discovery where she helped… Read more

Netflix hires Stuber to lead original movies drive

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Netflix has hired former Universal exec Scott Stuber to head up its ongoing drive into original movies. Stuber, who had been a frontrunner to the… Read more

Vodafone names external affairs chief

Joakim Reiter

Vodafone has named Joakim Reiter as group external affairs director, reporting to CEO Vittorio Colao. Reiter will take up his role and join the group… Read more

A+E announces UK management rejig

Adrian Pilkington

A trio of execs have been upped at A+E and Sky’s A+E Networks UK joint venture. Adrian Pilkington, Izabella Wiley and Mark Neil have all… Read more

Antenna recruits chief content officer

George Pofantis

Antenna TV has hired George Pofantis as chief content officer, recruiting the programming exec from rival Greek broadcaster Alpha. Pofantis has started in the new… Read more

New chief for Mediaset Premium

Marco Leonardi

Mediaset has named Marco Leonardi as the new CEO of its struggling pay TV unit, Mediaset Premium. Leonardi, who is currently head of acquisition and… Read more

All3Media cofounder joins BBC board

Steve Morrison

Steve Morrison has joined the board of UK public broadcaster the BBC. Morrison is the cofounder of Chrysalis TV, which later became All3Media. He left… Read more

New chief for Rostelecom

Mikhail Oseevsky

Russian service provider Rostelecom has named Mikhail Oseevsky as president of the company, replacing Sergei Kalugin. Oseevsky has been appointed to head the company for… Read more

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