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Bolloré replaces father as Vivendi Chairman

Bolloré replaces father as Vivendi Chairman

Vivendi’s Supervisory Board has unanimously appointed Yannick Bolloré as Chairman, replacing his father Vincent Bolloré. Vincent Bolloré, who owns more than 20 per cent of Vivendi’s shares via his family-controlled…

Latman appointed Travel Channel GM

Latman appointed Travel Channel GM

Veteran TV executive Jane Latman has been named General Manager, Travel Channel. She will be responsible for the creative leadership and programming strategy for the 83 million subscriber network. Latman…

Hispasat names new board members

Following the sale of Eutelsat’s Hispasat stake, Eutelsat’s representatives – namely Rodolphe Belmer, Michel Azibert, Ariane Rossi, Almudena Arpón de Mendívil and Edouard Silverio – have left the Spanish operator’s…

Stagg appointed to mobile role at BT Sport

Stagg appointed to mobile role at BT Sport

BT Sport has appointed EE’s Matt Stagg to the new role of Director of Mobile Strategy, highlighting the importance of mobile to the broadcaster’s ambitions. In his new role, Stagg…

Nordic Entertainment leadership team appointed

Following the announcement of the process to initiate a split of MTG into two companies, MTG and Nordic Entertainment Group, the Nordic Entertainment Group leadership team has now been established.…

Fox attorney: Sky bid ‘political war’

Fox attorney: Sky bid ‘political war’

Gerson Zweifach, group general counsel of 21st Century Fox, has suggested that certain UK politicians have a political agenda in respect of the company’s bid to acquire the 61 per…

AsiaSat CEO resigns

AsiaSat has announced that Andrew Jordan has resigned as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect, and will serve as Senior Advisor of the company until October 31st…

Jeff Ray appointed Brightcove CEO

Jeff Ray appointed Brightcove CEO

The Board of Directors of cloud services for video specialist Brightcove has appointed Hugh Jefferson (Jeff) Ray III to serve as the Company’s next Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Ray…

Saada takes C+ overall charge

Saada takes C+ overall charge

The Canal+ Group Supervisory Board has unanimously appointed Maxime Saada Chairman of the Managing Board of Canal+ Group. In this capacity, Saada will be heading all Group operations. Saada succeeds…

Hand for UKTV

UKTV has appointed  Ronan Hand director of programme funding. The company says the position has been created to help the broadcaster realise its ambitions for rights ownership and original commissions.…

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