Netflix CFO defends US$6bn content spend

David Wells

Netflix financial chief David Wells has claimed Netflix’s multi-billion dollar content spend is the key factor in the international SVOD service’s subscription growth. CFO Wells… Read more

Brave Bison appoints Warner Bros exec as CFO

Paul Campbell-White

Brave Bison’s new CEO Claire Hungate has made her first appointment by hiring former Warner Bros colleague, Paul Campbell-White, as CFO. Campell-White joins from Warner… Read more

Harmonic ups Kalra to CFO

Harmonic logo

Harmonic has upped its corporate controller and chief accounting officer, Sanjay Kalra, to chief financial officer. Kalra, who joined Harmonic last year from TiVo, will… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 appoints CFO, head of M&A

Jan Kemper

ProSiebenSat.1 has appointed the senior vice-president of finance at online retailer Zalando, Jan Kemper, as its new chief finance officer. Kemper will become CFO on… Read more

Disney CFO plays down Netflix speculation, confirms ESPN D2C launch this year

Christine McCarthy

Disney chief financial officer Christine McCarthy has played down the idea that Disney is looking to make a “transformational” acquisition with an implied reference to… Read more

Netflix-type services not a threat to Sky, says CFO

Andrew Griffith

Subscription video-on-demand services such as Netflix are not having “a big impact” on Sky’s growth, according to Sky CFO Andrew Griffith. Speaking to analysts after… Read more

Netflix aims for half original, half licensed content split

Netflix series, Narcos

Netflix aims to move to a 50-50 split between licensed and original content, according to the company’s chief finance officer, David Wells. Speaking at Goldman Sachs’… Read more

Telenor names new CFO

Jørgen Rostrup

Norway-based telco Telenor has named Jørgen Rostrup as its new chief financial officer. Rostrup, who is currently president of Yara North America, will join the Telenor… Read more

Vodafone UK CEO to lead Liberty joint venture

Jeroen Hoencamp

Vodafone and Liberty Global have said they intend to appoint Vodafone UK CEO, Jeroen Hoencamp, as the chief executive of their 50-50 joint venture in… Read more

Endemol Shine poaches Liberty Global’s CE CFO

Ivan Nash Vila

Endemol Shine Group has poached Ivan Nash Vila from cable giant Liberty Global to become its CFO. He joins the 21st Century Fox-backed production group… Read more