Interim CEO Dooley follows Dauman out of Viacom

The interim president and CEO of Viacom, Tom Dooley, will leave the media giant on November 15, informing the board of his decision “to facilitate an orderly transition”. The news came in an announcement that also revealed: Former CEO Philippe Dauman’s plan to sell 49% of film division Paramount Pictures had been shelved Quarterly dividends were […]

Arris CEO: industry at ‘front end’ of upgrade cycle

Arris’ new CEO Bruce McClelland says that the industry stands “at the front end of a significant upgrade cycle” as operators seeks “more bandwidth into residential as well as corporate networks”. There will however be no radical shift in strategy for Arris under McClelland, recently named as successor to long-serving Bob Stanzione, who is to […]

Arris names Bruce McClelland as CEO

Cable and video technology group Arris has appointed Bruce McClelland as CEO, with current chief executive Bob Stanzione taking on the role of executive chairman. McClelland, who will take up the role on September 1, is currently president, network and cloud and global services, responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of Arris’s portfolio of […]

New CEO for Telenor Hungary

Telenor has named Alexandra Reich as the new CEO of its Hungarian unit. Reich, who will take up her new post by November 1, succeeding Christoper Laska, will also be appointed executive vice-president of Telenor Group and will be part of the executive management team in the group. An Austrian national, Reich previously served as […]

New CEO for Montenegro telco

Deutsche Telekom-owned Montenegrin operator Crnogorski Telekom’s CEO Rudiger Schulz is leaving the group. He will be replaced by Miško Zeković, who was previously deputy executive director for commercial operations. Schulz is quitting Deutsche Telekom Group after five years as chief of the Montenegrin operator. Zeković will be charged with continuing to work on improving the […]

Report: Ericsson investors seek CEO change after poor results

Ericsson is reportedly seeking a replacement for CEO Hans Vestberg, after the firm failed to meet market expectations and reported a drop in sales and profits. According to a report in Swedish financial paper, Dagens Industri, Ericsson’s main owners and investors agree there should be a change at the top and that a new chief […]

Vodafone UK CEO to lead Liberty joint venture

Vodafone and Liberty Global have said they intend to appoint Vodafone UK CEO, Jeroen Hoencamp, as the chief executive of their 50-50 joint venture in the Netherlands. Under the plans, which were announced today, Ziggo chief finance officer, Ritchy Drost, will become CFO of the merged entity – which will combine Liberty-owned Ziggo’s fibre broadband […]

Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor steps down

Vimeo CEO Kerry Trainor is stepping down from the IAC/InterActiveCorp-owned video site after four years in the job. In an email sent to staff, Trainor said that he has decided to “step back from Vimeo” and plans to “live life for a bit while working with a few companies as a board member until I’m […]

Hubee hires Arkena executive as CEO

Interactive TV technology provider Hubee has named Jean Sebastien Petit as its new CEO. Petit was previously chief operating officer at TDF Group-owned Arkena. At Hubee he will work closely with Frédéric Pie, Chairman and founder of the company, to strengthen its business development and operational activities globally. “Choosing Jean Sebastien to tackle the ambitious […]

SeaChange ‘terminates’ CEO after reporting US$22.1m Q4 loss

SeaChange has announced the “termination of the employment” of its CEO Jay Samit, at the same time as it reported a US$22.1 million (€19.4 million) operating loss for its fiscal fourth quarter.  The TV technology company made a simultaneous announcement accompanying its fiscal Q4 and full year 2016 results saying that chief operating officer Edward […]

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