Chief commercial officer

Tele Columbus appoints Sunrise exec as new CEO

Tele Columbus has appointed the chief commercial officer of Swiss telecoms provider Sunrise as its new CEO. Timm Degenhardt is due to join the German cable operator on August 14, taking from current chief executive Ronny Verhelst, who is stepping down for personal reasons. Verhelst, who has been Tele Columbus’ CEO and chairman for almost seven […]

Eutelsat deputy CEO takes on commercial and development duties

Eutelsat Communications’ deputy CEO Michel Azibert is taking on an expanded role, assuming responsibility for commercial and development activities as of June 23.  Azibert takes on chief commercial and development officer duties, succeeding current chief commercial officer Jean-François Leprince-Ringuet, who becomes special advisor to the CEO. “Under the commercial leadership of Jean-François Leprince-Ringuet, Eutelsat has broadened […]

Ziggo replaces chief commercial officer

Ziggo’s chief commercial officer Marcel Nijhoff is due to step down on March 1, with the Dutch cable operator announcing it has “entered a new phase with a different composition of management board.” Nijhoff will be replaced by Ziggo’s current managing director of business-to-business, Hendrik de Groot, who also becomes a member of Ziggo’s management […]

TeliaSonera names new commercial chief

Nordic service provider TeliaSonera has named Hélène Barnekow as senior vice-president and chief commercial officer as part of a new organizational revamp to be launched on April 1.  Barnekow will be responsible for the group’s commercial functioins with responsibility for global products, businesses and devices as well as brand and customer experience. She will also […]

Zuku hires Turner exec

African triple-play pay TV operator Zuku has poached a Turner Broadcasting System exec to become its chief commercial officer. Charles Murito was TBS’s director, business development, Africa and the Middle East but will now join the Wananchi Group-owned paycaster as CCO of Wananchi Programming. Wananchi said the move signaled “the company’s dedication to the monetisation […]

Sky Italia names new chief commercial officer

Sky Italia has appointed Delia Bushell chief commercial officer. Bushell has been at the News Corp.-owned pay TV operator since May last year, initially taking the role of chief strategy and commercial initiatives officer. Prior to that she spent twelve years at another News Corp.-backed pay TV firm, BSkyB. At Sky Italia Bushell will run […]