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Harmonic appoints Krall to Board of Directors

Harmonic, a specialist in video delivery and cable access virtualization, has expanded the company’s board of directors with the appointment of David Krall. “I’m delighted to welcome David to our…

All change at top of SES

All change at top of SES

Karim Michel Sabbagh, currently president & CEO at satellite operator SES, and Padraig McCarthy CFO, are stepping down. Steve Collar, who is currently CEO of SES Networks, has been appointed…

Salke heads Amazon Studios

Amazon has hired Jennifer Salke, president of NBC Entertainment, to head its televisio and movie studio. Salke has overseen the development of comedies and dramas for NBC as president since…

Sony Pictures sheds 3 executives

Three of Sony Pictures Entertainment’s (SPE) leading executives are departing the company as part of chairman-CEO Tony Vinciquerra’s restructuring of the team. SPE president worldwide networks Andy Kaplan, home entertainment…

Grondman joins Alticast EMEA team

Alticast has announced the addition of Andries Grondman to its EMEA team as the Director of Product Marketing & Strategy. Grondman will be responsible for driving new business development in…

Vogt named CEO of ATX Networks

ATX Networks, a global provider of network infrastructure systems and commercial video solutions, has appointed Charlie Vogt as President and Chief Executive Officer. The 30-year information technology and communications leader…

Avanti: Contract win, new boss

In what are potentially significant changes for financially troubled London-based Avanti Communications, the company announced a useful new contract and says it has appointed a new CEO. Kyle Whitehill is…

UKTV appoints Waddell to boost original programming

UK multichannel broadcaster UKTV has appointed Baby Cow Production’s Kerry Waddell as Head of Production. This comes at a time when the broadcaster has committed to a third more hours…

Sony boss to step aside

Sony’s CEO Kazuo Hirai is to step down from his role. Effective April 1st the new CEO will be the company’s current CFO, Kenichiro Yoshida. Hirai will become the company’s…

ProSiebenSat.1, Discovery hire Vassilev to lead 7TV

ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery Communications have announced the appointment of Alexandar Vassilev as the CEO of 7TV, its joint premium direct-to-consumer entertainment streaming service in Germany. Vassilev joins from Google and…