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Johnsen replacing Nilsson as Tele2 CEO

After six years as CEO of Com Hem and Tele2, Anders Nilsson has decided to step down from his position to focus on other things in life. Kjell Morten Johnsen,…

Hughes heads ITV Scripted Comedy

ITV has announced Nana Hughes as the newly appointed Head of Scripted Comedy. Reporting into Head of Drama, Polly Hill, Hughes will be responsible for driving and developing scripted comedy…

Apple TV+ poaches Sony’s Parnell

Sony Pictures Television co-president Chris Parnell is leaving the company after more than 16 years to work at Apple TV+. Parnell will take on a senior programming role at the…

Synamedia appoints Bhatia as GM, India

Synamedia appoints Bhatia as GM, India

Synamedia has appointed Deepak Bhatia as General Manager and Head of Sales, India. Bhatia will drive Synamedia’s business in India with responsibility for the company’s sales and pre-sales teams. Bhatia…

Goodwyn joins CuriosityStream

CuriosityStream has named media, entertainment and digital education veteran Bill Goodwyn to the newly created role of Chief Revenue Officer and Executive Vice President of Strategy, Business Development & Partnerships.…

Inmarsat’s Shave appointed Chair of UKspace

Nick Shave is set to take over as Chair of UKspace, the trade association of the UK space industry. Shave described space as a “critical strategic asset for the nation”…

Ethiopian TV mogul arrested

Ethiopian police have arrested Jawar Mohammed, owner of the locally powerful Oromia Media Network (OMN). The TV channel has been shut down. The move reportedly comes after unrest locally following…

Garnier named FTTH Council Europe DG

Garnier named FTTH Council Europe DG

The FTTH Council Europe has announced the appointment of Vincent Garnier as its new Director General, effective as of July 13th. Garnier brings to this position 25 years of experience…

NGMN Alliance names Döhler new CEO

The Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance has announces Anita Döhler as new CEO and Board Director. She will take over her new role from Dr. Peter Meissner, who will…

Pollack named CRO at Fight Media Group

Pollack named CRO at Fight Media Group

Media and action sports executive Jaime Pollack has been named Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) for Fight Media Group, a division of Anthem Sports & Entertainment. In this newly created position,…

Globecast Americas appoints Pulis as CTO

Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced Chris Pulis as new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the Americas, effective immediately. As CTO, Pulis is responsible for all technical…

Honeycutt joins Blackbird board

Blackbird, the developer and seller of the cloud video editing platform Blackbird,  has announced that John Honeycutt will join the Board of the Company on June 24th as a Non-Executive…

Kim joins Genesys as CMO

Genesys, a global player in cloud customer experience and contact centre solutions, has appointed technology marketing executive, Joyce Kim, to the company’s leadership team as chief marketing officer (CMO). She…

Faricy quits Discovery D2C

Peter Faricy, who left Amazon to head up Discovery’s direct-to-consumer business, has resigned from the company. Discovery has launched a small D2C businesses in the US, but has struggled to…

Barstow named Chief Revenue Officer at OpenVault

Josh Barstow has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Revenue Officer at OpenVault, a global provider of technology solutions and industry analytics for broadband operators. Barstow will…

End of an era for SES

The announcement that Ferdinand Kayser (CEO, SES Video division) and John Purvis (Head of Legal/General Counsel) are stepping down from their senior roles also brings to an end another ‘Luxembourg…