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Canal+ reorganisation sees board changes

Vincent Bolloré

Vivendi chairman Vincent Bolloré has become chairman of the Canal+ Group supervisory board as part of a wider management restructure at the French pay TV operator… Read more

Havas boss Delport to take Vivendi content head role

Dominique Delport

Dominique Delport is being strongly tipped to become the head of Vivendi Content. Delport is a supervisory board member at Vivendi and the global boss… Read more

Viacom appoints former Turner exec Flamman

Pete Flamman

Former Turner Broadcasting System EMEA senior VP and COO Pete Flamman has joined Viacom International Media Networks’s northern Europe operation. Flamman is taking on a… Read more

Bolloré plans Canal+ management revamp

Vincent Bolloré

Vivendi chairman Vincent Bolloré is planning to make significant changes to the organisation of Canal+, according to French press reports. According to Le Figaro, citing… Read more

Eutelsat appoints TDF exec as VP of the UK and Nordics

Julien Seligmann

Eutelsat has appointed the head of TDF’s media services division, Julien Seligmann, as its regional vice president of the UK and Nordics. Seligmann will be… Read more

Whittingdale: BBC future debate justified

John Whittingdale

UK Conservative government minister John Whittingdale has admitted “most people” see the BBC licence fee as “good value for money” at the Edinburgh International Television… Read more

Alcatel Lucent chief to take Numericable presidency, global Altice role

Michel Combes

Altice chief Patrick Drahi has appointed Alcatel-Lucent chief executive Michel Combes as president of Numericable-SFR and global director of operations at Altice itself, and he… Read more

NBCUniversal creates new EMEA structure

Satpal Brainch

NBCUniversal International today is creating what it describes as a multi-territory, regional hub aligning its distribution and networks business in Europe, the Middle East and… Read more

Friend MTS makes senior appointment

Rob Brown

Digital watermarking specialist Friend MTS has named Rob Brown to the position of senior solutions architect. Brown will work with the company’s commercial and engineering… Read more

ThinkAnalytics names Lat-Am sales chief

Rick Schiavinato

Search and recommendation specialist ThinkAnalytics has named Rick Schiavinato as Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Latin America, where he will be responsible… Read more

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