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A+E Networks names UK general manager

Heather Jones

A+E Networks UK has named Heather Jones as general manager, UK, reporting to A+E Networks UK managing director Tom Davidson.  Jones will have responsibility for… Read more

TV4 Group ups Wiernik

Catherine Wiernik

Swedish free and pay TV broadcaster TV4 Group has promoted Catherine Wiernik to programming director, general TV, taking on the role formerly held by Åsa… Read more

Walthelm to take expanded programming role at Sky Deutschland

Elke Walthelm

Elke Walthelm has been promoted to senior vice-president of partner channels for Sky Deutschland, managing relationships between the German arm of the European pay TV… Read more

Nangu.TV appoints new CEO

nangu.tv

Media platform provider for IPTV and OTT services, Nangu.TV, has appointed former T-Mobile, Vodafone and UnicreditBank executive Ivo Korčák as its new CEO. Korčák, who… Read more

Liberty Global ups Virgin COO to chief transformation officer role

Dana Strong

Virgin Media’s parent company, Liberty Global, has upped Virgin’s chief operating officer Dana Strong to the new role of senior vice president, chief transformation officer… Read more

Ikanos and SoftAtHome execs joint Home Gateway Initiative board

Wojtek Makowski

Connected home industry standards body the Home Gateway Initiative (HGI) has named Pramod Kaluskar, systems architect at Ikanos, and Wojtek Makowski, CTO of SoftAtHome, to… Read more

SMPTE makes board appointments

Paul Stechly

The board of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) has named its 2015 lineup of directors and has appointed a number of… Read more

Former Rightster and ITV exec joins Factory Media

Jonathan Bates

Former Rightster and ITV executive Jonathan Bates has joined action sports media company Factory Media as creative director, partnerships.  In the newly created role, Bates… Read more

New sales director for Telekom Deutschland

Hagen Rickmann

Deutsche Telekom has named Hagen Rickmann as the new sales director for Telekom Deutschland, the telco’s domestic arm.  Rickmann replaces Dirk Wössner is leaving the… Read more

Andreae out at Fox, Electus’ Henson in

Simon Andreae

Simon Andreae’s spell at the top of US broadcast network Fox’s reality arm is over, with Electus executive Corie Henson tapped to replace him. Andreae… Read more