Tariq Syed has been appointed to the newly created role of MD, Central Europe, Universal Networks International (UNI).
He assumes the position immediately and will report to Colin McLeod, MD, Emerging Markets EMEA.
In his new role, Syed will lead growth if NBC Universal’s pay-TV channels business in Poland, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia and the Balkans.
Prior to joining UNI, Syed was VP business development at NBC Universal International.
He began his career at British Telecom and his extensive business experience also includes the mobile phone company O2 and Bear Stearns’ Telecoms Media and Technology (TMT) Investment Banking team in London.