Thomson Video Networks names business development chief

Stephane Richard

Thomson Video Networks has named Stephan Richard as vice president, strategy and business development. Based in San Francisco, California, Richard is responsible for managing and… Read more

Wananchi Group appoints new CEO

Santiago Benedit

The Wananchi Group has appointed former VimpelCom executive Santiago Benedit as its new CEO, following the end of the contract term of Richard Alden. Benedit joins… Read more

BBC names first Scotland editor

Sarah Smith

The BBC has appointed news presenter Sarah Smith as its first Scotland editor. The new role has been created to bring more in-depth analysis and… Read more

TiVo CEO Rogers to quit in January

Tom Rogers, TiVo CEO

TiVo CEO Tom Rogers is leave his position after nearly 11 years at the end of January, also the end of the company’s fiscal year.… Read more

TV France International appoints new president

Hervé Michel

France Télévisions executive Hervé Michel has been elected president of TV France International and will take the helm at the French distributors industry group from… Read more

21st Century Fox completes Nat Geo takeover

Courteney Monroe

21st Century Fox has completed its deal to take control of National Geographic and rejigged its senior management. Courteney Monroe will become the international channels… Read more

Former TF1, Endemol exec joins Monterosa

David Jullien

Former TF1 and Endemol digital exec David Jullien has joined multiscreen TV specialist Monterosa. He takes the newly-created role of head of international broadcast and… Read more

Altice signs up Ronaldo as brand ambassador

Altice Ronaldo

Cable and telecom investor Altice has signed up footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, captain of the Portuguese national team, as brand ambassador across all the territories in… Read more

Orange names ex-diplomat as advisor to CEO

Michel Reveyrand-de Menthon

Orange has named Michel Reveyrand-de Menthon as advisor to chairman and CEO Stéphane Richard, in charge of international relations. Reveyrand-de Menthon was previously EU special… Read more

OTE COO Zacharias Piperidis dies suddenly

Zacharias Piperidis

Zacharias Piperidis, the chief operating officer of Deutsche Telekom-owned Greek service provider OTE, has died suddenly. Piperidis, 47, had served as OTE COO since February… Read more