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Stringer takes all Sony top slots

Howard Stringer, Sony chief executive officer, will replace Ryoji Chubachi as president in a move to give the C.E.O. a freer hand in restructuring the struggling electronics giant. Mr. Stringer,…

Yahoo executive joins BBC

John Linwood, who left his senior executive role at Yahoo last month, will join the BBC as its new chief technology officer. Linwood will be responsible for maintenance of the…

Chernin leaves News, Murdoch Jnr in?

The departure of News Corporation's long serving COO Peter Chernin could lead to James Murdoch moving to join his father in the US sooner than many expected.Chernin, who has run…

BBC3 chief in at Sky

Former BBC3 controller Stuart Murphy has been appointed as the director of programmes at Sky1. Murphy, who is currently creative director at independent production house Twofour, maker of Sky1’s Noel’s…

Grieve to Travel

Discovery Communications UK has lost its ad chief, Andrew Grieve, just weeks after the departure of its managing director Dan Brooke Grieve’s departure date is being negotiated, although he is…

ITV exec for You Tube

YouTube has appointed ITV director of viewer marketing Anna Bateson as its European marketing director. She will join the video-sharing site in May to grow the YouTube brand across Europe,…

Mockridge to Sky board

Sky has announced that Chase Carey, CEO of DirecTV, has resigned as a non-executive director to be replaced by Tom Mockridge. Mockridge is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Sky…

STAR appoints Sharma

STAR, a wholly owned subsidiary of News Corporation and Asia's leading media and entertainment company, has confirmed the appointment of Yeshpal Sharma as its Vice President of Distribution and Advertising…

Pryde appointed Controller, BBC Distribution

Alix Pryde is to become the new Controller, BBC Distribution. She replaces Richard Waghorn who has left the BBC to become Chief Technology Officer for SABC, the South African public…

Salvatori for Seachange board

Carlo Salvatori, CEO of the Italian insurance and banking conglomerate Unipol Gruppo Finanziario, has joined the board of SeaChange International."Carlo is an exceptional addition to our team and the Board…