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BBC Board appoints Soldi as Non-executive Director

The BBC Board has appointed Marinella Soldi as a Non-executive Director. She will serve for three years on the Board. Marinella will bring extensive editorial, global and commercial experience to the role. As a Non-executive director she will help to ensure the Board makes decisions in the public interest, informed by the best interests of […]

September 11, 2023

BAFTA appoints Putt as Chair

BAFTA has names Sara Putt as the arts charity’s newly elected Chair. For over a decade, Putt has been actively involved with BAFTA, she has served on the Board of Trustees since 2011 and has been BAFTA’s Deputy Chair since 2021. She has volunteered in various BAFTA committee roles, most recently as Chair of the […]

June 27, 2023

Jonsson appointed Forsway Chairman

Forsway, a Swedish provider of solutions and equipment for enabling satellite broadband connectivity in underserved regions, has announced that Board member Bengt Jonsson has been appointed as the technology company’s Chairman. Jonsson joined the Forsway Board of Directors in January 2021, and takes over from Mats Andersson, who served as Chairman from May 2014 – […]

June 14, 2023

Álvarez-Pallete now Chairman of VMO2 Board

The Chairman of Telefónica, José María Álvarez-Pallete, has taken from as Chairman of the Board of Directors of VMO2, replacing Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries. This replacement responds to the agreement established in the creation of the joint venture resulting from the merger between Virgin Media (Liberty Global) and O2 (Telefónica), by virtue of which […]

June 2, 2023

Grivet remains Chair of HbbTV Association

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services, has announced that Vincent Grivet (Salto) has been re-elected as its Chair. Jon Piesing (TP Vision) remains the HbbTV Association’s Vice-Chair. Both mandates are for a two-year term. Xavier Redon (Cellnex Telecom) continues to serve as […]

June 2, 2020

BAFTA appoints Majumdar as Chair

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has confirmed Krishnendu Majumdar as its new Chair. In doing so, Majumdar becomes the first person of colour to be appointed to the role in BAFTA’s 73 year history and the youngest chair in 35 years. Majumdar has been Deputy Chair for one year and his […]

June 2, 2020