Russia’s Sistema has, as expected, appointed Leonid Melamed as its new president and CEO.
Orion Ross has been appointed to the newly created post of VP, original content and creative, at Jetix Europe.
Endemol has announced that Ynon Kreiz has been appointed as its CEO. Kreiz is a leading media investor and former chairman and CEO of Fox Kids Europe. He will begin in his new post on June 1, 2008., replacing Aat Schouwenaar.
Markus Schmid has emerged as the new CEO of the Tele Columbus Group following a year-long strategic reorientation by the German cablenet.
NXP Semiconductors has announced that Karl-Henrik Sundström has been appointed executive VP and CFO with effect from May 13, succeeding Peter van Bommel.
News Corp has appointed Sky Italia chief executive Tom Mockridge to the additional role of chief executive, European Television.
Russia’s new president Dmitry Medvedev has made a number of new appointments, including Igor Shchyogolev as head of the newly created Communications and Press Ministry.
President and CEO Edward D. Horowitz has resigned from SES Americom to pursue opportunities with Global Entertainment and Media Holdings Corporation.
Juris Gulbis has been appointed the executive director and board chairman of Latvia’s Lattelecom.
RTL Group has officially announced that Dawn Airey, currently director of global content at ITV, has been appointed chairman and CEO of Five, effective as of May 1, 2009 at latest.