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Zee moves into Poland with Bollywood channel launch

Pawel Kolasa

Zee Entertainment is moving into Poland with the launch of a customised version of its dedicated Bollywood film and entertainment channel, Zee.One. The channel will… Read more

Ooyala appoints new chief executive

Jonathan Huberman

Ooyala has appointed the former CEO of software-as-a-service company Syncplicity, Jonathan Huberman, as its new chief executive. Huberman took up the role effective April 18… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 public affairs chief to quit

Julian Geist

German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1’s EVP of communications and public affairs, Julian Geist, is to leave the company on April 30 to pursue new professional interests. Ralf… Read more

Paywizard names new chief executive

Bhavesh Vaghela

Paywizard has upped chief marketing officer, Bhavesh Vaghela, to CEO, replacing company co-founder Jonathan Guthrie. Announcing the appointment, Paywizard said that Guthrie is “taking a… Read more

Alsania named as head of Ukraine’s new public broadcaster

Zurab Alasania

Zurab Alasania has been named as the new director-general of Ukraine’s new unified public broadcaster, Public Broadcasting company of Ukraine (UA:PBC). He was elected by… Read more

Turner’s Northern Europe boss exiting

Ian McDonough

Ian McDonough, Turner’s boss in Northern Europe, is leaving the channels business. He joined Turner in 2014 from BBC Worldwide where he had been EVP,… Read more

Trump names IP enforcement officer

Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump will nominate Vishal Amin to a key intellectual property role in his administration, the White House has confirmed. Amin, who is currently… Read more

New chief executive for Triax

Peter Lyhne Uhrenholt

Denmark-based video distribution technology provider Triax has appointed Peter Lyhne Uhrenholt as its new CEO, replacing Claus Omann. Triax said that Omann had decided to… Read more

Rostelecom names strategy chief

Sergei Anokhin

Russian service provider Rostelecom has named Sergei Anokhin as senior vice-president, responsible for strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions and investor relations. Anokhin will be charged… Read more

BeIN Media digital chief leaving

Olivier Dufour

BeIN Media’s director of digital, Olivier Dufour, is leaving the company after five years to return to independent consultancy. “I am leaving #beIN after 5… Read more

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