Chief operations officer

Net Insight COO to step down

The chief operations officer (COO) of Net Insight, Maria Hellström, is set to leave the Swedish technology company in March 2019. In a statement, Net Insight said that Hellström is leaving to take a new assignment as CEO at a Swedish consulting firm and that the process of finding her replacement has begun. “Maria has […]

Inmarsat appoints Rolls-Royce exec as COO

Satellite operator Inmarsat has appointed Rolls-Royce executive Jason Smith to the role of chief operations officer (COO). Smith replaces Ruy Pinto, who is leaving after a long career at the company to pursue new interests, according to Inmarsat. He joins from Rolls-Royce where he was most recently president of the group’s nuclear business. Before that he […]

BBCWW commercial director moves to DRG

Former commercial director for entertainment formats at BBC Worldwide (BBCWW), Richard Halliwell, has joined content distributer DRG as chief operations officer.  Halliwell joined BBCWW in 2009 and helped to oversee the rollout of the Dancing With The Stars format to more than 40 international markets, exploiting the brand across a number of platforms. At the […]