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Isherwood appointed BBC Group Finance Director

Glyn Isherwood has been appointed the BBC’s Group Finance and Operations Director. He will join the BBC in the new year from Channel 4, where he is currently Group Finance…

Unsworth named BBC Director of News

Fran Unsworth has been named the new BBC’s Director of News and Current Affairs. Unsworth, who started work with the BBC on local radio in 1980, is to replace James…

MPs approve Burns for Ofcom Chair

MPs approve Burns for Ofcom Chair

The UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee has endorsed the appointment of Lord (Terry) Burns as the new Chair of Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, following…

Globecast promotes Merle to COO

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announcedthe promotion of Sylvain Merle to Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. He will replace Philippe Fort, who previously held that role for…

Habets to lead RTL as sole CEO

Habets to lead RTL as sole CEO

RTL Group has announced changes to its executive management team. At his own request, Guillaume de Posch will step down as Co-CEO of RTL Group, effective January 1st 2018. He…

Fox-Disney, a family affair? Hardly

A major deal between Disney and Fox, a vague rumour just a couple of weeks ago, now seems nailed on. And, if those nails don’t hold, it is said Comcast…

Efunshile joins C4 board after U-turn

Efunshile joins C4 board after U-turn

The UK government has appointed Althea Efunshile, the former deputy chief of Arts Council England, to the board of Channel 4, in a U-turn after the culture secretary had blocked…

Sullivan to head Fox Networks Group

Sullivan to head Fox Networks Group

Brian Sullivan has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer at Fox Networks Group (FNG), a role previously held by Randy Freer, who exited last month to serve as…

Iger likely to stay if Fox deal happens

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger will likely extend his tenure past 2019 to facilitate the integration of 21st Century Fox if a deal is completed. According to reports, Disney is…

Murdoch could lead Disney

Fox boss James Murdoch is reportedly being considered as a potential successor to Bob Iger, chief executive of Walt Disney, if the two companies reach agreement on a possible takeover.…