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RR Media ups Shiran to chairman of the board

Ayal Shiran

RR Media has upped board member Ayal Shiran to the position of chairman of the board, replacing Shlomo Shamir. Shiran first joined RR Media’s board… Read more

Mubi names former Fox and Liberty Global exec as new COO

Roberto Soto

Subscription video-on-demand movie service Mubi has named former Fox International Channels and Liberty Global executive Roberto Soto as chief operating officer. Soto, who will report… Read more

AMC channels boss Tuchman exiting

Bruce Tuchman

Bruce Tuchman is leaving US cable group AMC after five years running its international channels operation. Tuchman is president of AMC Global and Sundance Channel… Read more

Turner ups Raad at CNN

Rani Raad

Rani Raad has been upped at the international arm of Turner-owned news net CNN, taking the newly-created role of president, CNN International Commercial. Turner reorganised… Read more

New CFO for Intelsat

Jacques Kerrest

Satellite operator Intelsat has named  Jacques Kerrest as executive vice-president and chief financial officer, reporting to CEO Stephen Spengler. Kerrest will be responsible for the… Read more

New UK sales chief for ESPN

Sam Coleman

Sports channel ESPN has named Sam Coleman, former head of client sales for Guardian News and Media, as its new UK sales director. Coleman will… Read more

Anderson named general manager at Slovenia’s STN

Anver Anderson

Slovenia-based teleport operator STN has named Anver Anderson as its new general manager. Anderson, who previously ran his own consultancy business, will be responsible for… Read more

BT Wholesale chief to leave

BT Wholesale copy

BT Wholesale CEO Nigel Stagg is to leave the company after 36 years in various roles. Stagg’s replacement will be announced in due course. He… Read more

FilmOn buys movie and TV store CinemaNow

FilmOn TV

Live TV streaming service FilmOn TV Networks has bought CinemaNow, a US-based digital rental and download store for films and TV shows. FilmOn acquired the… Read more

Howling to leave Digital UK

Ilse Howling

Ilse Howling is stepping down as Digital UK’s managing director of connected TV, with chief operating officer Alex Pumfrey also to leave the UK digital-terrestrial… Read more

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