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Netflix reappoints Rice to Board

The Board of Directors of Netflix has reappointed Ambassador Susan E. Rice as a member of the Board, which she previously served on from 2018 to 2020.  “We are excited to welcome back Ambassador Rice to Netflix’s Board of Directors,” said Ted Sarandos and Greg Peters, co-CEOs. “Susan made many valuable contributions when she first […]

September 11, 2023

Premier promotes Smith to MD Filmed Entertainment

Premier has announced the promotion of Angela Smith to the new role of Managing Director Filmed Entertainment and to the Company’s Executive Board. Following the successful fusion of Premier’s film, television, digital and awards teams last year to create Filmed Entertainment Division they are now bringing this core component of Premier under the leadership of […]

September 11, 2023

Vizrt names Isaksson Director of Channel Development

Vizrt Group, a specialist in software for live video production, has announces the hiring of Jenny Isaksson as the Director of Channel Development as the company focuses on additional investment and support for its channel partners and customers.   Isaksson brings several years of experience and a depth of knowledge to Vizrt Group. She previously […]

June 14, 2023

Roverelli appointed in Director role at EBU

The EBU has announced the appointment of Michelle Roverelli as the new Director of Member Relations and Communications. Currently Head of Communications, Marketing and Events at the EBU, Roverelli has effectively collaborated with public service media (PSM) organisations across Europe, strengthening the EBU’s relations with Members and working with them on joint campaigns and media […]

May 31, 2023

Provenir appoints Macklai as Director of Sales in Middle East

Provenir, a specialist in data and AI-powered risk decisioning software, has announced the appointment of Basil Macklai as the Director of Sales in the Middle East. In his new role, Macklai will play a pivotal role in helping to drive the company’s sales strategy for the region, leading and expanding Provenir’s footprint across the Middle […]

May 25, 2023

Smyth appointed Director of BBC Northern Ireland

Adam Smyth has been named as the new Director of BBC Northern Ireland. He has been the Interim Director of the BBC in Northern Ireland since December 2021 and will take up this role with immediate effect. Smyth will have lead editorial responsibility for BBC services and output in Northern Ireland. This includes news and […]

April 5, 2023

Argo Films’ Johns and director Merhige set up TV & film label

British TV and film producer Richard Johns, founder of Argo Films, has established a new production label with E. Elias Merhige, one of America’s most influential auteur film directors. Called Promethean Pictures, the new UK-based venture launches with a varied slate of TV and film projects in development, the first of which is revealed as […]

March 28, 2023

ITV names Pumfrey Director of Strategic Partnerships

ITV has announced that Alex Pumfrey is to join the company as Director of Strategic Partnerships to shape and deliver ITV’s partnership strategy. Reporting to Martin Goswami, Group Strategic Partnerships and Distribution Director, Pumfrey will develop ITV’s relationships across national media players (such as BBC, BT, Sky and Virgin Media) and international tech players (such […]

March 6, 2023

UKTV names Bertioli Director of Media Services

UKTV has appointed Tim Bertioli as its new Director of Media Services, taking on responsibility for the Technology and Operations teams and leading a team of some 50 staff. Reporting to Nicola Greaves, BBC Studios’ Executive Vice President Global Operations, Bertioli will lead the UKTV Media Services function and sit on UKTV’s Executive Leadership Team […]

December 8, 2022

Golding named NOW TV Director of Strategy

NOW TV has announced that Michelle Golding will be joining the Sky-operated streaming service immediately as Director of Strategy and Propositions. Covering Louisa Taylor’s maternity leave, Golding will report into Marina Storti, Managing Director of NOW TV, and will be responsible for managing the customer proposition and business strategy strands of the OTT business. Storti […]

June 15, 2020