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Choi quits at ABS Hong Kong

Asia Broadcast Satellite’s co-founder and CEO Tom Choi has stepped down from the company. Choi said it was time for him to step and move on to other interesting projects,…

A+E Networks appoints Tulk-Hart MD International Sales

A+E Networks has appointed TV and film industry veteran Richard Tulk-Hart as Managing Director, International Content Sales. Based in London, Tulk-Hart will manage all of A+E Networks’ content distribution and…

Apple appoints C4’s Hunt

Apple has hired former Channel 4 creative chief Jay Hunt to head a new programme commissioning team in London. The appointment is part of a $1 billion a year push…

Hulu chief to Sony TV

The CEO of Hulu, Mike Hopkins, is leaving to become chairman of Sony Pictures Television. Randy Freer, a member of the Hulu board, will succeed him. Freer, the Fox Networks…

Peacock replaces North at Humax

Peacock replaces North at Humax

Humax has announced that Graham North (pictured), vice president sales, will leave the company at the end of October 2017. Following a period of ill health, North has decided to…

New Chair for DVB Technical Module

DVB has endorsed Jon Piesing (TP Vision) as the new Chairman of the Technical Module. He will take over from Kevin Murray who has filled the role since 2015. Commenting…

Telestream names new CEO

Telestream, a global player in file-based media workflow orchestration, media streaming and delivery technologies, hasannounced that its CEO and one of the company’s original founders, Dan Castles, is retiring. Ex-Cisco…

Apple appoints Amazon’s Wandell

Apple has hired programme developer Morgan Wandell as part of its bid to increase scripted programming in the streaming market. Wandell has served as a top executive at Amazon for…

BSB founder and CEO dies

BSB founder and CEO dies

Anthony Simmonds-Gooding a former senior advertising executive with Saatchi & Saatchi and who from 1988 headed up British Satellite Broadcasting, the official licensee of the UK’s 5-channel DBS satellite transmissions,…

Fell stepping down at EBU

Simon Fell, Director of Technology and Innovation, is to leave the EBU (European Broadcasting Union) when his term comes to an end in February 2018. Fell has led the Technology…