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QuickPlay Media hires former Yahoo and Amdocs execs

André Christensen

André Christensen

Multiscreen TV specialist QuickPlay Media has appointed former Yahoo executive André Christensen and former Amdocs exec Michael Couture to senior positions. 

Christensen becomes chief operating officer, tasked with “driving operational excellence,” while Couture was named senior vice president of product management and marketing.

Prior to joining QuickPlay, Christensen was senior VP of business operations at Yahoo globally. Before this he spent 12 years with McKinsey as a partner.

Couture brings more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience to his new role and most recently led the Amdocs Canadian managed services business.

“We’re in a fast moving, fast execution business that’s being driven by the explosion in consumer demand for next generation pay TV and over-the-top premium video services in the home and on-the-go. As we expand our business to serve more customers in global markets, having experienced leaders with specialized skills will be crucial to fuelling our growth” said QuickPlay CEO and co-founder, Wayne Purboo.

QuickPlay is a provider of cloud-based managed service solutions for the distribution of premium media to IP-connected devices.