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Kim appointed MD of Globecast Asia

Kim appointed MD of Globecast Asia

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has appointed Jimmy Kim as Managing Director of Globecast in Asia, effective immediately. In his new position, Kim will drive Globecast’s continued success…

Management shake-up at Telefónica

Spain’s Telefónica has announced several changes to its management team, including the appointment a new president of its domestic business, Telefónica España, in Emilio Gayo. Gayo, former head of marketing…

Cohen joins Piksel’s board of directors

Piksel, the video management software and services company, has announced that Avi Cohen has joined its board of directors. Cohen was most recently the CEO of MX1, a global media…

Saudi billionaire moguls freed from Saudi detention

Prince Alwaled bin Talal, one of Saudi Arabia’s richest individuals and owner of the Rotana media group as well as stakes in Apple and Twitter, has been released from detention.…

Apple hires ex-Paramount VP

Apple’s video unit has hired Dana Tuinier as creative executive of comedy. She will be reporting to head of development Matt Cherniss. Tuinier joins Apple from Viacom where she served…

Alwaleed to go to trial

Reports out of Saudi Arabia, and sourced to the Saudi attorney general’s office in the kingdom, say that Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, currently detained with about 95 other individuals, will…

George replaces Montgomery as ITV America CEO

Brent Montgomery is stepping down as CEO of ITV America to launch his own company. Montgomery took up the role in 2015, a year after the UK-based commercial broadcaster bought…

CNN appoints Nikolaou for licensing

CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) has appointed Roland Nikolaou as Senior Director, Content Sales and Licensing, EMEA, with a remit to grow content partnerships with traditional broadcasters, digital publishers and platforms.…

Ecuer to head Eutelsat Corporate Comms

Ecuer to head Eutelsat Corporate Comms

Satellite operator Eutelsat has appointed Marie-Sophie Ecuer as Corporate Communications Director. She replaces Vanessa O’Connor, who leaves the company after nearly 30 years to pursue other career opportunities. Previously Head…

Ex-Culture Secretary calls for Kodi box crackdown

John Whittingdale, who was the UK Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport between May 2015 and July 2016, has called for a crackdown on illegal streaming, or risk…