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Iger extends Disney contract again

Iger extends Disney contract again

Bob Iger will remain as CEO of The Walt Disney Company until July 2019 as the entertainment giant’s struggle to find a successor continues. It marks the third occasion Iger…

Altice appoints Zerbib CTO

Altice appoints Zerbib CTO

Altice, the Netherlands-based multinational telco, has announced that Bruno Zerbib has joined the management team as Altice Group Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. He will lead Altice’s global technology and…

Mediacorp appoints Twitter’s Singh

Singapore media player Mediacorp has announced the appointment of Parminder Singh as its Chief Commercial and Digital Officer, the latest in a series of hires that reflect the company’s commitment…

Discovery’s Suguro joins TVT

TVT has announced the appointment of Yuko Suguro as Head of Operations in Japan. Suguro joins from Discovery where she was one of the team that launched the channel in…

Garside appointed BBCW Indie Director

BBC Worldwide has appointed its current Head of Strategy, Matt Garside, as Director of Independent Production, a new role that will involve oversight of the company’s indie portfolio strategy, performance…

C4’s Abraham to step down

C4’s Abraham to step down

Following an earlier initial tweet from UK public service channel Channel 4’s Twitter account – quickly deleted – the broadcaster confirmed mid-afternoon March 14th that its Chief Executive David Abraham…

Netflix’s Carey joins iflix

iflix, the SVoD service for emerging markets, has announced that Sean Carey has joined the company as Chief Content Officer of iflix Group, based in California. Carey brings more than…

Armstrong heads Viacom emerging brands

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has announced the appointment of Michael D. Armstrong as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Revenue and Emerging Brands. In this role, he adds oversight…

Leonardi takes Mediaset Premium helm

Mediaset has appointed Marco Leonardi as the new CEO of its under-performing pay-TV unit, Mediaset Premium. Leonardi, who currently holds the title of head of acquisition and sales rights at…

Morrison, Steel join BBC board

Steve Morrison and Dr Ashley Steel have been confirmed as the first board members of the BBC’s new governing body. The BBC Unitary Board, which will take over from the…