General manager


AirTies appoints STB general manager

AirTies has appointed former Broadcom executive, Thomas Fehr, as the general manager for the company’s set-top box (STB) business. Fehr brings to the role more than 25 years of marketing and management experience across the semiconductor, set-top box, consumer, networking, and broadband industries. Before AirTies he was director of product marketing for Broadcom and earlier […]

New Discovery South Asia chief

More changes are afoot at Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific after the channels TV group named a new general manager for its south Asia business. Brand management specialist Karan Bajaj has been named senior VP and GM for the region, a role that focuses on the fast-growing Indian market. Rahul Johri vacated the post in February. He remains in […]

BBC Worldwide appoints Africa boss

BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the UK pubcaster, has hired Joel Churcher as vice president and general manager of its business in Africa. The role is a new one at Worldwide and follows the reorganisation last year of the business along regional lines. Based in Johannesburg, Churcher will be responsible for all BBC Worldwide […]

Comcast and Time Warner joint venture RDK appoints manager

RDK Management, the new joint venture formed by Comcast and Time Warner Cable, has appointed Comcast’s vice-president of licensing and strategic development, Steve Heeb, as its general manager.  RDK is a pre-integrated software bundle developed and licensed to create a common framework for powering IP or hybrid set-top boxes and gateway devices. It is aimed […]