CTAM names former Scripps exec as its next CEO

CTAM has appointed former Scripps Networks executive John F. Lansing as its next president and CEO, after current head Char Beales retires at the end of the year.  Lansing recently retired as president of Scripps Networks operating division, having joined the firm in 2004. Previously, he had been with E.W. Scripps Company in Cincinnati as […]

Al Jazeera America hires top US news talent ahead of launch

Al Jazeera America, the Qatar-owned news broadcaster’s forthcoming US channel, has hired former ABC News executive Kate O’Brian to be its president. O’Brian, the senior vice-president at ABC News, has overseen the broadcaster’s newsgathering operations since 2007. She will have full responsibility for Al Jazeera America’s strategy and editorial operations, reporting to Al Jazeera executive […]

TeliaSonera appoints former Vodacom exec as CEO

Nordic telco TeliaSonera has appointed former Vodacom International CEO, Johan Dennelind, as its new president and CEO.  Dennelind will take up the position on September 1, but will be available to the company from the beginning of next month. He takes the role from acting CEO Per-Arne Blomquist, who will revert back to his position of […]