Netflix appoints Facebook’s VP of communications

Netflix has appointed Facebook’s vice-president of communications, Rachel Whetstone, as its chief communications officer. Commenting on the appointment, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings described Whetstone as a “proven communications leader and a strong addition to the Netflix team”.  “Her deep knowledge and international expertise will be invaluable as we bring Netflix and its expanding line-up of […]

Eurosport names communications chief

Eurosport has named Géraldine Filiol as deputy managing director for international communications, marketing and external relations. Filiol previoiusly worked as deputy managing director for rights acquisitions at Eurosport, and has also worked as managing director of the Eurosport Events subsidiary. Filiol replaces Heather Bowler who is leaving Eurosport after seven years for a new role […]

CNBC makes two international appointments

Business and financial news broadcaster CNBC has made two executive appointments to its international team.  Finola McDonnell has been named vice president of international marketing, communications and PR, with a remit across EMEA and Asia Pacific. She joins from pan-European lobby group BusinessEurope where she was director of communications. Kate Henwood joins as vice president […]