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TV4 owner Bonnier names M&A chief

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The parent of Swedish commercial broadcaster TV4, Bonnier, has appointed a head of corporate development and M&A. Fredrik Linton’s role will be to manage acquisitions… Read more

Viacom appoints Americas president

Pierluigi Gazzolo

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has appointed existing chief operating officer Pierluigi Gazzolo as president of its Americas division. Gazzolo has been interim managing director… Read more

A+E Networks UK ups Job

Rachel Job

A+E Networks UK has promoted Rachel Job to director of programming for cable net History, DTVE sister title TBI has learned. Job was previously head… Read more

Fox execs leave Sky Deutschland board as Sky chiefs join

21st Century Fox president Chase Carey and Fox International Channels Europe and Africa president Jan Koeppen are stepping down from the board of pay TV… Read more

Shorts hires EMEA chief

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Short films channel Shorts TV has hired Jan Pieter Koene to head up its EMEA operation, replacing former boss Alan Musa who announced his departure… Read more

Ravn exits in Discovery restructure

Henrik Ravn

Discovery Communication’s Nordic president, Henrik Ravn, is exiting as part of a restructure in Europe. Ravn held the titles of president and CEO of Discovery… Read more

KPN appoints BA board member as chief commercial officer

Frank van der Post

Dutch telco KPN has appointed British Airways board member Frank van der Post to the newly created role of chief commercial officer.  Van der Post,… Read more

Viacom appoints international comedy channels VP

Jemma Yates

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has appointed Turner Broadcasting executive Jemma Yates as vice-president content, Comedy Central International. Yates will take up the newly created,… Read more

CTC names new strategic communications chief

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Russian broadcasters CTC Media has named Oleg Kuzmin as chief strategic communications officer.  Kuzmin’s responsibilities will include development and implementation of the Company’s PR strategy… Read more

BBC Worldwide names BBC Store chief

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BBC Worldwide has appointed Jonathan Green as the new Director of BBC Store, the new electronic sell-through service to be launched by the BBC next… Read more