Warner Bros. Discovery appoints Rebecca Rørmark head of streaming marketing for EMEA

Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) has promoted marketing exec Rebecca Rørmark in the newly created role of head of streaming marketing for Europe, Middle East and Africa. In the role, Rørmark who is currently based in Oslo will report WBD’s global chief marketing officer, Patrizio Spagnoletto for direct-to-consumer. She starts the role ahead of the launch of […]

A+E Networks ups UK boss to EMEA content and creative role

A+E Networks has upped general manager for A+E Networks UK, Heather Jones, to senior vice-president of content and creative for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In her expanded role, Jones will provide strategic direction and management support across the A+E Networks EMEA operations, while retaining her UK management responsibilities. Reporting to EMEA managing […]

Kantar Media appoints EMEA CEO

Media intelligence firm Kantar Media has appointed the CEO of its Millward Brown UK research agency, Louise Ainsworth, to be CEO of its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) business. Ainsworth will take up her new role at Kantar Media on June 25 and will sit on the Kantar Media executive committee, reporting to CEO […]

CNN appoints EMEA content sales lead

CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) has appointed Roland Nikolaou as senior director, content sales and licensing for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Nikolaou joins from sports agency MP & Silva where he was group executive director, responsible for driving global commercial strategies including media and brand partnerships. In his new role he will be […]

ThinkAnalytics expands team in EMEA and Russia

TV search and recommendations specialist ThinkAnalytics has made two executive hires to expand its team in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Russia and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) regions. Chris Gibbs has joined as vice-president of sales and business development, EMEA based in London. Gibbs has 25 years’ experience in the […]

Ericsson’s Simon Frost joins AWS Elemental

AWS Elemental has appointed former Ericsson executive Simon Frost as head of marketing and business development for the EMEA region. Frost previously worked as global head of marketing and communications at Ericsson – a role he held for nearly six years. News of the hire comes after Ericsson said in March that it would divide […]

Turner taps TiVo as EMEA metadata partner

Turner has selected TiVo as its metadata distribution partner for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Under the terms of the deal, Turner will use TiVo’s new Studio, Broadcast and Network Metadata Packages to manage electronic programme guide data and distribution for its 44 EMEA channels. “Today’s consumers demand a fully connected entertainment experience […]

ESPN Player launches new channel in EMEA

Sports broadcaster ESPN has launched a new on-demand channel for the EMEA region, ESPN Select. The channel, part of the ESPN Player live and on-demand streaming offering, will enable viewers to watch content including a selection of ESPN films, Little League World Series baseball and Drone Racing. Other content on the channel will include the […]

Turner appoints C4 exec as insight and analytics VP

Turner Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) has appointed Channel 4 executive Pedro Cosa to fill a newly created analytics role. Cosa is set to join in September as vice president of insights and analytics, reporting to Turner EMEA president, Giorgio Stock. He will join from UK broadcaster Channel 4, where he has worked as […]

Turner names EMEA programming boss for Cartoon Network

Cecilia Persson will head up programming strategy for Cartoon Network across the EMEA region after being promoted at Turner. As vice president of programming and content strategy kids EMEA, acquisitions and co-production international, Persson will oversee programming, coproduction and acquisitions across Turner’s linear and digital services. She has been at Turner for over a decade, […]

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