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News man for Premiere

News Corp has moved to replace outgoing Premiere CEO Michael Börnicke with Mark Williams, a senior News man and one of the company's recent appointments Börnicke is said to have…

Brent for Sky

BSkyB has appointed former Burger King executive Andy Brent as its group brand marketing director. Brent will report to BSkyB chief executive Jeremy Darroch and “The Sky brand is a…

Virgin adds Directors

Virgin Media has confirmed the appointment of two new independent non-executive directors; Charles Allen and John Rigsby. Allen is non-executive Chairman of Global Radio, the UK Allen is non-executive Chairman…

ITV new media head

ITV Worldwide, the broadcaster's overseas commercial arm, is appointing former Roo sales director Jason Binks as head of digital and new media. ITV Worldwide says…

Hobson in at Kangaroo

Graham for Harmonic EMEA role

Glen Sakata, who successfully led Harmonic’s EMEA reorganization for the past two years, has been named Vice President of Sales for the Americas, with responsibility for North America broadcast, satellite…

Project director quits Kangaroo

Mackenzie for MyVideoRights

Ashley Mackenzie says the company will aggregate videos and the rights to commercially exploit them, then syndicate them to what he says is a growing appetite for web video amongst…

Callahan named CTO of ActiveVideo

DTG re-appoints Lindsay-Davies as Director General

Alcatel-Lucent founders step down

The Paris-based company said its net loss for the quarter ended June 30 was E1.1 billion, compared with E586 million a year earlier.…

New CEO for Thomson

Rose, a French-American national, was formerly president of Alcatel-Lucent's Europe, Asia and Africa business and a member of the telecoms equipment-maker's executive committee.…

BBC: Huggers in and virtual IBM man

Erik Huggers has been confirmed by the BBC as its new director of future media and technology, replacing Ashley Highfield. The BBC has also hired Roo Reynolds, who is currently…

Vodafone new chief

Vodafone Group has announced that, after five years in the role, Arun Sarin will be retiring as Chief Executive at the end of the Company’s AGM on 29th July 2008.…

New CEO for Viasat Baltics

Vilma Marciuleviciute has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Viasat Baltics, and will be responsible for the digital satellite TV platform in the region. She is returning to the…