Doğan Media Group

SPI/Filmbox names ex- Doğan exec as marketing chief

Channels provider SPI/FilmBox has named Haymi Behar as chief marketing officer. In this newly created role, Behar will lead SPI’s international brand marketing efforts and will be responsible for advancing SPI’s brand reputation across all platforms, strategic communications, media planning and buying, media relations and publicity. Behar will work closely with SPI’s distribution sales teams […]

Doğan in talks to sell media assets to group close to Turkish president

Turkey’s Doğan Holding, which owns free-to-air channel Kanal D and pay TV platform D-Smart as well as the Hurriyet Gazeteclik newspaper group, is in talks to sell its media arm to Demiroren Holding, a group close to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in a deal that reportedly values the assets at US$890 million. Demiroren, which is […]

Eutelsat adds three to Romanian line-up at 16° East

Satellite operator Eutelsat has signed long-term capacity deals with three leading Romanian channels – Kanal D, B1 TV and Trinitas TV.  The three channels will broadcast via the Euteslat 16A satellite at 16° East, joining 30 existing Romanian channels that reach 80% of the country’s homes, according to the operator. Kanal D, owned by Turkey’s […]