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Ericsson Chairman stepping down

Ericsson Chairman stepping down

Leif Johansson, Chairman of Ericsson, has confirmed he will be stepping down from his position after six years in the job. Johansson said he wanted to give the company plenty…

Intelsat appoints Toscano

Intelsat has announced that José Manuel do Rosário Toscano will be joining the company to lead its efforts in International Government Affairs and Asset Management, effective September 4th 2017. Toscano…

Sky, Fox… no big deal

The UK Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has made her pronouncement on the Fox bid for Sky. It didn’t include the words grass, or long, or kick. But that was what…

Fox Sky bid decision this week

UK Culture Secretary Karen Bradley will on Thursday tell parliament her view on the plan by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox $14.8 billion bid to acquire Britain’s Sky pay-TV business…

Triax appoints Spanka VP Hospitality Sales

Danish technology company Triax has announced the appointment of Thorsten Spanka as VP Hospitality Sales. Thorsten brings with him many successful years of industry experience, having built and led international…

Ericsson hires banks for media units sale

Ericsson hires banks for media units sale

Ericsson has hired Morgan Stanley to explore a sale of its media solutions business, and Goldman Sachs to look at off-loading its broadcast and media services unit. The business units…

Gladnikoff appointed Head of Viaplay

Ira Gladnikoff is stepping up to become Head of Viaplay with immediate effect. Gladnikoff is replacing Jonas Karlén, who joined MTG in 2008 and has been leading Viaplay since 2015…

Altice appoints Petit as CMO

Altice appoints Petit as CMO

Altice has announced that Nicolas Petit has joined the management team as Altice Group Chief Marketing Officer in charge of B2C and B2B commercial and marketing activities, effective immediately. Petit joins…

Apple signals TV intent with Sony Pictures hires

Apple signals TV intent with Sony Pictures hires

Apple has hired two of Hollywood’s best known studio executives as it poaches the co-presidents of Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg. The pair take new…

SAM appoints Cooney as CEO

Snell Advanced Media (SAM), a global provider of integrated media production solutions, has appointed former Tandberg Television President Eric Cooney as President and Chief Executive Officer. Cooney has over 20…