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Liberty reorganises Austrian and Swiss operations

Eric Tveter

Liberty Global has appointed UPC Cablecom managing director, Eric Tveter, as CEO of a newly created Swiss and Austrian division. The reorganisation, which is effective… Read more

Mozilla appoints new CEO

Chris Beard

Mozilla, the organisation behind the Firefox browser, has appointed interim CEO Chris Beard as its full-time chief executive. Beard rejoined Mozilla in April to take the… Read more

Russian internet video group names new CEO

Askar Tuganbayev

Russia’s Internet Video Association has named former CTC Media executive Askar Tuganbayev as CEO. Tuganbayev said he would use his position to further the cause… Read more

Stephens reappointed as BBC Trustee

Elan Cross Stephens

Elan Cross Stephens has been reappointed as BBC Trustee for Wales. Stephens will serve a further four years with the BBC’s governing body, with her… Read more

Rovi names head of new discovery unit

Omar Javaid

Interactive TV technology provider Rovi has named Omar Javaid as senior vice-president of discovery.  As head of the new discovery business group, Javaid, who was… Read more

Liberty Global strategy exec moves to Repucom

Liberty Global corporate development and strategy executive, Spencer Nolan, has left the firm to become head of consulting, UK and Ireland, at sports marketing, research… Read more

BBC names Mistry as non-exec director

dharmash mistry

The BBC has named Dharmash Mistry to its Executive Board as part of its move to strengthen the presence of non-executive directors. Mistry will serve… Read more

KPN names new finance chief

Jan Kees de Jager

Dutch telco KPN has named Jan Kees de Jager as its new chief financial officer and member of its board. De Jager is expected to… Read more

Xbox Entertainment Studios to close as 18,000 jobs go

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn

Microsoft’s original video division Xbox Entertainment Studios is to close as part of an 18,000-job cull at the technology firm – but boss Nancy Tellem… Read more

Ziggo CTO Paul Hendriks to step down

Paul Hendriks

Ziggo’s chief technology officer Paul Hendriks is due to step down on September 1, after six years at the firm. Announcing the departure in its… Read more