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Ex-MTV exec joins A+E

Eli Lehrer

Former MTV development chief Eli Lehrer has joined A+E Networks, as A&E channel chief Rob Sharenow rises to a programming president position. Lehrer will return… Read more

BBCWW names new Western Europe chief

Nick Percy

BBC Worldwide (BBCWW) has named Nick Percy as executive vice president in Western Europe. Percy replaces Tobi de Graaff, who has been given a newly created… Read more

Altice names new CEO for Portugal

Cláudia Goya

Altice has named Cláudia Goya as the new CEO of Portugal Telecom, with immediate effect. Goya replaces Paulo Neves, who is taking on the role… Read more

Rogers’ Wössner to take over as CEO of Deutsche Telekom’s German unit

Dirk Wössner

Deutsche Telekom’s domestic German business chief Niek jan van Damme is to leave his post earlier than planned and will be replaced by Rogers Communications… Read more

Rostelecom names new VP

Boris Glazkov

Russian service provider Rostelecom has named Boris Glazkov as vice-president. Glazkov previously served as director of the company’s centre for strategic innovation. In his new… Read more

Ownzones names Paywizard exec as business development chief

Serge Vaguine

OTT TV technology provider Ownzones has named Serge Vaguine as senior vice-president, business development. In this new post Vaguine will be tasked with increasing the… Read more

New director-general for Turkey’s TRT

İbrahim Eren

Ibrahim Eren has been named as the new director-general of national broadcaster the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT). Eren joined TRT as depute director… Read more

RTS names Young Technologist

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The UK’s Royal Television Society (RTS) has named the winner of its annual RTS Young Technologist Award. Kathleen Gray, guarantee broadcast engineer at NEP UK… Read more

AT&T reportedly planning new role for CEO in post-merger reorganisation

Randall Stephenson

AT&T is to follow up its US$85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner with a management overhaul that will see AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson drop his… Read more

Sony builds out sales team with Econet hire

Kunle Falodun

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has hired Econet Media’s Kunle Falodun (pictured) as VP of distribution for Africa. Falodun began his new role in July, working… Read more

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