Leopoldo González-Echenique

Chairman of Spain’s RTVE steps down

RTVE chairman Leopoldo Gonzalez-Echenique has resigned. José Manuel Penalosa, a board member at RTVE, will step into the role at the helm of the pubcaster as acting president with Echenique’s exit taking effect immediately. Echenique has headed the RTVE since mid-2012. In a note to staff at the Spanish pubcaster he said he was leaving […]

EBU names new executive board members

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU)’s general assembly has named two new executive board members. Peter Salmon, director of BBC North, and Leopoldo González-Echenique, the incumbent president of Spanish public broadcaster RTVE, will fill posts formerly held bythe BBC’s Roger Mosey, who left in September, and Tehmis Themisocleous, director-general of Cyprus broadcaster CyBC, who is set […]