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Activist shareholders rebel at Sky

Activist shareholders rebel at Sky

James Murdoch will face another showdown with investors at Sky’s AGM next week as shareholders were urged to vote against his re-election as chair because of concerns about his independence.…

MX1 appoints new CEO

MX1 appoints new CEO

Wilfried Urner is the new CEO at SES-owned media services and playout division MX1. The former CEO, and part of the team running the former RR Media which SES acquired…

Genish appointed Telecom Italia CEO

The Board of Directors at Telecom Italia (TIM) have unanimously proceeded to co-opt Amos Genish onto the board, and to appoint him Chief Executive Officer, conferring executive powers on him.…

Berger to lead MovieLabs

Motion Picture Laboratories, the studio-backed research and development venture, has announced the appointment of Richard Berger as President & Chief Executive Officer. Berger will lead MovieLabs’ cross-industry initiatives focused on…

Campbell named Disney EMEA President

Campbell named Disney EMEA President

Rebecca Campbell is set to take the role as President of EMEA for the Walt Disney Company. The current president of ABC Owned Television Station Group and ABC Daytime will…

NZ: Darcey appointed to SKY TV Board

New Zealand pay-TV operator SKY TV has announced the appointment of Mike Darcey as an independent director on the SKY Board. Darcey has an extensive track record of strategy and…

Chambers Chairman Emeritus at Cisco

Cisco’s executive chairman John Chambers has said he will be stepping down from his position from December 11th, when his term ends. Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins will then also serve as chairman. Chambers will be…

Fox and its non-fanciful foes

That sounds like some kind of fairy tale – and maybe that’s right; an old media magician tries to weave one last spell with a company named after a wild…

Changes to Fox Networks UK team

Shoshana Wilson has been named Head of Programme and Scheduling, Fox Networks Group (FNG) UK. Currently Director, Global Acquisitions in the regional European Team, in this new role, Shosh will…

TVT/DMC new management team

TVT/DMC, the media services companies, has announced the new joint management team that will drive the content services powerhouse formed by TVT’s acquisition of Amsterdam-based DMC (Digital Media Centre) from…