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New Virgin CFO

Virgin Media has named Tesco UK finance director Eamonn O'Hare as its new CFO. O'Hare will join in November after four years with the UK supermarket chain. He replaces Jerry…

Joost backers fired Volpi

Joost removed its high-profile chairman Mike Volpi by shareholder vote, it has emerged and "The company and its Board of Directors is conducting an investigation into Mr. Volpi’s actions during…

Duncan out as C4 chief

Andy Duncan, the Channel 4 chief executive, will step down from the role by the end of the year, he has confirmed. Duncan said he had ”mutually agreed” with the…

Discovery appoints Forbes as UK MD

Dee Forbes has been appointed the Managing Director and Executive Vice President of Discovery Networks UK. Forbes will be responsible for Discovery's UK/Ireland business, which is the single largest market…

Ball offered top ITV job

ITV has offered the job of chief executive to Tony Ball but has so far been unable to agree terms with the former head of British Sky Broadcasting, according to…

Microsoft picks another BBC man

BBC Worldwide's head of sales and business development of digital media, Peter Mercier, has left the company to join Microsoft. He becomes Microsoft's senior director of content acquisitions and strategy…

BBC Worldwide chairman stepping down

The chairman of BBC Worldwide, Etienne de Villiers, is to step down at the end of the month after almost three years in the role. De Villiers, who served on…

Arqiva appoints Keeling to launch VOD service

Arqiva has confirmed the appointment of former UKTV Controller and COO John Keeling to the role of Platform Controller for its new VOD service. Keeling will be responsible for overseeing…

NBC appoints O’Donoghue

NBC Universal has appointed Denise O’Donoghue, co-founder and former joint managing director of UK-based Hat Trick Productions, as head of its international production division. She has a brief to grow…

Karstensen Joins Bridge

Bridge Technologies, developers of the satellite-to-set-top box monitoring solution for IPTV operators, have announced that Tor Karstensen has joined the company as marketing and design executive. Karstensen will assume overall…