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CASBAA announces new Board of Directors

CASBAA, Asia’s largest non-profit media association serving the multi-channel audio-visual content creation and distribution industry, has announced the election of several new Directors to its Board, and the return of…

Altice: Drahi back as Combes quits

Altice is reorganising its group management and governance in the wake of the resignation of CEO Michel Combes following a bad week on the stock market. The French media group…

Discovery’s Dinnage to head Animal Planet

David Zaslav, President and CEO of Discovery Communications, and Jean-Briac Perrette, President and CEO of Discovery Networks International, have unveiled a new global leadership and operating model for the company’s…

O’Reilly was protected from claims in Fox contract

Bill O’Reilly, the former Fox News presenter, had a clause in his last contract that meant he could not be fired over harassment allegations unless they were proved in court.…

New directors appointed to Eutelsat board

New directors appointed to Eutelsat board

The Ordinary and Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of Eutelsat Communications has approved the appointment of four new directors: Dominique D’Hinnin, Paul-François Fournier, Esther Gaide and Didier Leroy. Their mandates will be…

AMC UK appoints Florea, Rowden in new roles

AMC Networks International – UK (AMCNI UK) has announced the appointment of Alina Florea and Sam Rowden to newly created roles. Florea will become Director of Acquisitions and Content Partnerships,…

Shooting Foxes

There is an old English saying derived from hunting: ‘You’ve shot my fox’. It means one’s whole plan, or whole story, has been undercut by one or more unexpected action.…

Maheshwari heads Disney India

The Walt Disney Company has announced the appointment of Abhishek Maheshwari as country head for India. Maheshwari joined Disney in 2012 as VP and head of corporate strategy and business…

Spectral Edge appoints new CTO

Spectral Edge, experts in computational photography using image fusion, has announced that Dr Ilya Romanenko has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He will lead an expanded Research…

Murdoch investor arrested

Murdoch investor arrested

Billionaire and philanthropist Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has been arrested as part of a Saudi Arabian-led anti-corruption drive. Senior Saudi sources confirmed the arrest late on November 4th. Another high-profile…