CME appoints permanent CFO

CEE-focussed broadcast group CME has confirmed David Sturgeon as its permanent CFO. Sturgeon has been serving in the role since late 2013 and will now take the role on a full-time basis. He steps up from his previous role of deputy CFO having originally joined CME in 2005 as group financial controller. The appointment comes […]

FremantleMedia finance chief joins Audio Network

FremantleMedia’s former chief finance officer Ian Ousey has taken the CFO role at Audio Network – a music company specialising in music for film, television and video. Ousey, who left FremantleMedia last month after more than three years as CFO, will lead Audio Network’s finance team and has also been tasked with collaborating across other […]

Doug Baker takes on wider Discovery role

Discovery has added the COO position to Doug Baker’s current CFO role at its international business. Baker is now COO and CFO at Discovery Networks International, reporting to recently appointed DNI president JB Perrette and Discovery Communications CFO Andrew Warren. He will continue to handle the financial management of the DNI business as well as […]

Du appoints new CFO

UAE service provider du has appointed a replacement for chief finance officer, Mark Shuttleworth, who is set to leave the company early next year.  Amer Kazim will take over the post and is due to join the firm in December. He joins du from Dubai Airport, where he was senior vice president group services for […]

More high level management departures at CME

CME’s CFO and strategy boss are leaving the central and eastern Europe-focused broadcast group. The news comes in the same week that the Time Warner-backed firm said the general director of its largest single business unit, TV Nova, was stepping down. Company CFO David Sach will exit at the end of the month. David Sturgeon, […]

Seachange appoints CFO, reports strong results

TV technology provider SeaChange has named interim chief finance officer Anthony Dias as its permanent CFO on the back of strong quarterly results that saw revenue and profit both improve year-on-year. SeaChange CEO Raghu Rau praised Dias’ fiscal stewardship during the company’s “ongoing transformation into a software-focused company” and said he will be “vital for […]

News Corp CFO to retire

News Corp’s CFO David DaVoe is to step down from his position following shareholder approval to split Rupert Murdoch’s media giant in two. DaVoe has been News Corp’s top financial executive since 1990 but will retire at the end of the fiscalyear. He will remain on News Corp’s board and as a senior advisor to […]

Liberty appoints new Virgin Media CFO

Liberty Global has named the managing director of UPC Netherlands, Robert Dunn, as Virgin Media’s next chief finance officer. The appointment is due to be made after Liberty completes its buyout of Virgin Media, which is due to happen by the end of the second quarter. Dunn will replace current Virgin CFO Eamonn O’Hare, who […]