Niall Curran, President of Chellomedia, has announced changes in the senior management team to oversee the next phase of the company’s growth.
Simon Freer, former Global Head of TMT at 3i Group PLC, has joined Chellomedia as Chief Commercial Officer. In addition to overseeing revenue growth in the existing portfolio of 66 channels, Freer will lead Chellomedia’s Corporate Development team and will be responsible for developing the business through partnerships and M&A.
Chellomedia will also be bolstered by the appointment of Ron Huisman as Chief Financial Officer, a post he will take up during Q1 2013. Huisman is currently Vice President for M&A at Liberty Global, where he has worked since 2000 in Strategic Planning, Finance and M&A roles. He has worked on many of the transactions through which Liberty Global has expanded its business over the past decade.
In the operating businesses, Mike Moriarty expands his scope of responsibility, taking on the roles of Managing Director Chello Benelux and Managing Director, Chellomedia Investments in addition to his current role as Managing Director of Chellomedia, Central Europe. Moriarty joined the Group in 1993 and has served in senior finance and management posts, including as CEO of UPC Hungary, and Managing Director of Liberty Global Ventures prior to heading up Chello Central Europe in 2006.