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Blu Digital Group appoints Pawsey

Blu Digital Group, a specialist in media and entertainment digital media services and software, has announced the appointment of Scott Pawsey as the Director of Operations for its London facility. In this role, Pawsey will be responsible for optimising business processes and spearheading increased automation for Blu Digital Group in the UK. The recently unveiled […]

June 1, 2023

New executive appointments at Movistar Plus

Telefónica has appointed Rosauro Varo, current vice president of media group Prisa, as vice president of Movistar Plus. Additionally, the company has added two new members to the Movistar Plus board in Verónica Pascual, current member of Telefónica board, and Iván Bohórquez, founder of Smartener. Sergio Oslé will continue his role as president of Movistar […]

May 31, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Ho joins AVIA as Senior Advisor

Corporate communications and branding media veteran Gregory Ho has been appointed Senior Advisor at the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA). In this full-time role, Ho will support AVIA CEO Louis Boswell and work closely with the teams in Singapore and Hong Kong, focussing particularly on the curation of AVIA events and conferences as well as […]

May 31, 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

Globecast appoints Perier as Chief Marketing Officer

Globecast has announced the appointment of Jean-Christophe Perier as Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. In his new role, Perier leads both marketing communications and product marketing for Globecast and is responsible for steering the marketing and external communications strategy worldwide. Perier brings extensive experience across broadcast, cloud, IPTV and OTT services, having worked with clients […]

May 31, 2023

Technetix appoints Benavides as CTO, South America

Technetix, the broadband technology provider, has announced the appointment of Hernan Benavides as Chief Technology Officer, South America.Benavides is an accomplished professional with over 28 years experience in the cable TV industry. He has been a member of the SCTE since 1995.“Hernan has played a pivotal role in the technological advancement of the cable TV […]

May 30, 2023

Inmarsat chiefs standing down post-merger

Inmarsat has announced that Rajeev Suri will stand down as chief executive on completion of the company’s sale to Viasat. Suri has been nominated by the shareholder consortium that acquired Inmarsat in 2019 to serve as a Board Director of Viasat upon completion of the sale. He will also be involved with ensuring a smooth […]

May 26, 2023By Colin Mann

Netflix hires AMC scripted execs

The co-heads of AMC scripted drama, Emma Miller and Carrie Gillogly, are both headed for Netflix. Both had been with AMC for near a decade and their departure comes as AMC cuts 20 per cent of content spend this year, down to $1.1 billion (€1.12bn) from $1.35 billion in 2022. The reduction is part of […]

May 26, 2023

Arqiva appoints Wedgwood as CTO

Communications infrastructure and media services company, Arqiva, has announced the appointment of Dom Wedgwood as Chief Technology Officer.  Wedgwood joins on June 1st and is appointed to Arqiva’s Executive Committee, reporting to CEO Shuja Khan.   Before joining Arqiva, Wedgwood was Senior Vice President for Broadcast Technology and OTT Playback Experience at DAZN Group, the […]

May 24, 2023

A+E Networks EMEA hires Kritikos in VP Commercial role

Marianna Kritikos has been appointed A+E Networks EMEA’s Vice President of Commercial Advertising and Partnerships. Following her strong performance and in-territory growth under her leadership, Kritikos will also assume the role of Regional Director for Nordics & Benelux, where she will have responsibility for revenue growth in these regions. Previously Director of On-Air Strategy (UK […]

May 24, 2023