Discovery Communications has appointed Alex Kaplan executive VP, commercial for Eurosport Digital.
On New Year’s Day 2017 Eurosport has officially become the new Home of the Olympics in Europe.
Discovery Communications has reached an agreement with RCS&RDS that both extends the distribution of Eurosport and sees the return of Discovery Channel to Digi TV four years after its withdrawal.
Jan Kemper will become chief financial officer (CFO) and executive board member of German media company ProSiebenSat.1 from June 1, 2017.
Discovery Communications has entered into a long-term European partnership with BAMTech.
Susan M. Swain is to join Discovery Communications’ board of directors, effective December 2016.
Discovery Communications has agreed to make a minority investment of $100 million and enter into a strategic partnership with Group Nine Media.
Discovery Communications has secured a new Olympic Games agreement with Belarus National State Broadcasting.
Gunnar Wiedenfels is to become the CFO of Discovery Communications, with the appointment expected to be effective on or about April 1, 2017.
Discovery Communications has taken a minority stake in VS Media, a MultiChannel Network that has over 55 million subscribers in Greater China.