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Bolloré to quit as chairman of Canal+

Vincent Bolloré

Vincent Bolloré is set to quit as chairman of Canal+ this summer, with his son Yannick likely to join the company’s board, according to a… Read more

Thema names new distribution chief

Arnaud Verlhac

Canal+-owned channel distributor Thema has appointed Arnaud Verlhac as SVP, distribution. Verlhac replaces Patrick Rivet, who has been appointed to supervise activities in the Americas… Read more

Broadcast Solutions names new Hungarian chief

Kristóf Tóth

German broadcast infrastructure system integrator Broadcast Solutions has named Kristóf Tóth as the managing director of its Hungarian subsidiary following an agreement between the company… Read more

Viacom battle: Dauman and four others axed from board

Philippe Dauman

Viacom’s chief executive, Philippe Dauman, is one of five directors axed from the media giant’s board by parent company National Amusements. Five new directors have… Read more

Liberty Global gives UPC Poland execs regional roles

Patrycja Gołos

Liberty Global has given two UPC Poland executives additional responsibilities as part of its pan-regional team under Severina Pascu. Patrycja Gołos has been given the… Read more

Philippot re-elected as EBU president

Jean-Paul Philippot

Jean-Paul Philippot of Belgian broadcaster RTBF has been re-elected for a fifth consecutive term as President of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) at the organisation’s… Read more

Vizrt appoints new CEO

Michael Hallen

Digital media production specialist Vizrt has appointed the CEO of Swedish customer experience management firm Qmatic Group, Michael Hallen, as its new chief executive. Hallen… Read more

OSN appoints former pay TV and FA executive as CEO

Martin Stewart

Middle East pay TV operator OSN has appointed the former director general of Spain’s Ono and chief financial officer of Sky in the UK, Martin Stewart,… Read more

Fox Networks Group’s veteran CFO to step down

Ravi Ahuja

Fox Networks Group’s (FNG’s) long-standing chief finance officer (CFO), Del Mayberry, is due to step down after more than 30 years at the company. FNG’s… Read more

Fox implements changes at National Geographic Partners

Lorenzo Orozco

Several National Geographic Partners executives will change roles after an international restructure. This follows 21st Century Fox taking control of its joint venture with the National… Read more

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