TeliaSonera names acting head of new combined commercial-tech unit

Søren Abildgaard

Nordic telco TeliaSonera has named Sören Abildgaard as acting head of its new combined group commercial and group technology unit. Abildgaard, currently CEO Telia Denmark,… Read more

Fox gives Ford expanded role

Jeff Ford

Fox International Channels has promoted Jeff Ford to senior vice-president, content development for Europe and Africa. Ford, who will also continue in his current role… Read more

Viacom appoints Asia finance boss


Viacom International Media Networks Asia has appointed Lee Shin Yng as its chief financial officer. Based in Singapore, Shin Yng will report directly to Tan… Read more

Vivendi and Canal+ up investment in cinema, new Studiocanal chief

Didier Lupfer

Vivendi and Canal+ have committed are to acquire a minority stake in France’s Mars Film and have named Didier Lupfer as president of the group’s… Read more

New technology chief for Unitymedia

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Liberty Global-owned German cable operator Unitymedia has named Dieter Vorbeck as its new chief technology officer. Vorbeck who will join the Unitymedia management board, replaces… Read more

Hulu appoints former Xbox exec as head of experience

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Hulu has appointed former Sonos and Xbox executive Ben Smith as its new senior vice president, head of experience. With the hire, the US video… Read more

Mosko upped at Sony

Steve Mosko

Steve Mosko has been upped to chairman, Sony Pictures Television, kicking off a restructure of its management teams in EMEA, Asia and Canada. The new… Read more

Beck-Friis leaving Sweden’s TV4

Cecilia Beck-Friis

Cecilia Beck-Friis is leaving Sweden’s TV4 and will not be replaced. Beck-Friis is the free-TV group’s digital boss and , having been upped in a… Read more

TeliaSonera technology chief leaves in restructuring move

Malin Frenning

Nordic service provider TeliaSonera is combining its commercial and technology divisions and Malin Frenning, current SVP in charge of group technology, is to leave the… Read more

UPC Poland names marketing director

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Liberty Global-owned UPC Poland has named Tomasz Izydorczyk as marketing director, responsible for the creation, development and execution of the company’s marketing strategy. He was… Read more