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Peters in, Hunt out at Netflix

Peters in, Hunt out at Netflix

Neil Hunt, considered by many as the architect of Netflix’s success as a premium entertainment streaming service, is to be replaced as Chief Product Officer in July 2017 by Greg…

CBS boss gets $69.6m salary pay-day

CBS boss Leslie Moonves has received a salary, plus bonus package of $69.6 million for last year’s work.  It represents a 22 per cent improvement on his 2015 earnings. The…

New CEO for TRIAX

Peter Lyhne Uhrenholt has been promoted to CEO from his current position as CPSO (Chief Product and Solution Officer), to take over from Claus Omann who is leaving the company…

SES creates market-focused business units

SES creates market-focused business units

Satellite operator SES’s Board of Directors has approved a restructuring of SES’s go-to-market organisation model with the creation of two highly-focused business units, SES Video and SES Networks, focusing on…

Oculus founder leaves Facebook

Paul Luckey, founder of Oculus and its VR headset, has left Facebook, which owns Oculus. Oculus recently lost a $500 million (€468m) court case against media firm Zenimax which said it…

Arianespace restructured

Arianespace has been restructured into a simplified ‘joint-stock’ company complete with a revision of the rocket launcher’s governance, operational and legal structure. The move comes some three months after Airbus-Safran Launchers…

AAPA elects new VPs

AAPA elects new VPs

Phillip Davies, Head of Content Protection and Cybersecurity, Sky, and Mark Mulready, Senior Director Cybersecurity and Anti-Piracy, Irdeto, have been elected to the roles of Vice President of the Audiovisual…

Comcast hires Amazon Video head

Comcast Cable has appointed Euan McLeod as Vice President, IP Video Engineering. McLeod joins Comcast from Amazon, where he served as Global Head of Video. He will report to Jason…

AMC promotes Alazard to SVP Marketing

AMC Networks International (AMCNI), a subsidiary of AMC Networks, has appointed Géraud Alazard as Senior Vice President of Marketing.  Promoted from the position of Vice President of Marketing for AMC…

Ericsson out of media?

Part of Ericsson’s restructuring may see it pull it out of media services, as a new streamlining strategy from CEO Börje Ekholm sees it refocus on three segments: networks, digital services and…