Alan Sugar

YouView appoints non-exec chairman

UK connected TV platform, YouView, has appointed former ntl:Telewest, Orange and EMI executive Simon Duffy as non-executive chairman.  Duffy will immediately begin his handover from interim chairman Sir Charles Dunstone, YouView said. Dunstone, who is also chairman of YouView partner Talk Talk, took the YouView chairman role on an interim basis in March following the […]

Lord Sugar resigns as YouView chairman

IT magnate and The Apprentice star Lord Sugar has stepped down from his role as non-executive chairman at UK connected TV platform YouView. Sugar, founder of pioneering electronics brand Amstrad, will step down from his position at the broadcaster-backed IPTV service over the next few weeks, with a replacement chairman to be announced in due […]