Fox Networks Group’s veteran CFO to step down

Fox Networks Group’s (FNG’s) long-standing chief finance officer (CFO), Del Mayberry, is due to step down after more than 30 years at the company. FNG’s executive vice-president, business operations and development, Ravi Ahuja, will take over the CFO role. In his new post Ahuja will directly manage finance and accounting and will continue to oversee […]

Former Shine finance chief heads to BBCWW

BBC Worldwide has hired former Shine CFO Tom Fussell as its new finance chief. He replaces Andrew Bott, whose departure for FremantleMedia was announced late last year, with Suzanne Burrows then covering his role on an interim basis. Fussell takes the CFO role at Worldwide, the commercial arm of UK pubcaster the BBC, from May […]

Discovery CFO to step down

Discovery Communications’ chief financial officer (CFO), Andrew Warren, will leave the company at the end of 2016 after almost five years at the company.  Discovery said that a search for a new CFO will “begin immediately” with Warren due to leave the company at the end of the year in to ensure “a seamless transition” […]

TiVo ups CFO Chopra to interim CEO

TiVo has named chief financial officer (CFO) Naveen Chopra as interim CEO, taking from outgoing chief exec Tom Rogers at the end of the month. Chopra, who has been at TiVo since 2003, is due to take up the interim role on January 30, as Rogers steps down to become non-executive chairman of the board. […]

Sky Germany appoints new finance chief

Sky in Germany has upped deputy chief financial officer, Simon Robson, to the CFO role. Robson will take up his new position in September and succeed Steven Tomsic, who steps down after almost five years as Sky Germany’s finance chief. “Steven Tomsic has played a very important role in the turnaround of Sky. I thank Steve […]

Roku appoints Expedia exec as new CFO

Roku has appointed the treasurer of travel site Expedia, Steve Louden, as its chief financial officer.  “Steve has a deep financial and strategic background across Internet, consumer experience and retail businesses – a perfect combination for a CFO at Roku,” said Roku founder and CEO Anthony Wood. Louden was at Expedia for six years, prior […]

Turner Broadcasting ups van der Wal to international CFO

Turner Broadcasting System has promoted chief financial officer (CFO) for Turner EMEA, Aksel van der Wal, to senior vice president and CFO, international.  Effective July 1, van der Wal will be responsible for all financial operations across Turner’s international regions and will help shape the direction of the company’s international business and implement its strategy. […]

Verimatrix appoints new CFO

Content security specialist Verimatrix has named Cascadia Technology Group founder and CEO Charles Padgett as its new chief financial officer.  Padgett takes over from Tim Driscoll who held the post since 2007 and will be responsible for leading the company’s global accounting and finance functions, as well as “providing strategic guidance on new market opportunities.” Padgett […]

Discovery hires BBC business boss

Discovery Networks Western Europe has poached Dominic Coles, the BBC’s business operations boss, to become its COO and CFO. Coles has for the past two years overseen operations and finances for the UK pubcaster’s £1 billion-plus business. He now takes on a similar post at Discovery Networks International’s western Europe business, which comprises the UK, […]

BBC Worldwide appoints financial boss

BBC Worldwide has confirmed Andrew Bott as its new chief financial officer. Bott has been in the CFO role on an interim basis since the departure of Philip Vincent late last year for drinks firm SAB Miller. Bott was the financial chief at BBC Worldwide North America from 2007 and also took on financial responsibility […]