Tag Archives: CEO

Discovery to launch new OTT globally soon

David Zaslav, CEO at Discovery, has confirmed days ago that the company will join the OTT universe with a new platform, which will soon be launched globally, including Latin America. The executive made the announcement last week at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia shareholders conference. The company had already reported to be working on a new [...]

Carlos Moltini is appointed as new Chairman at Telecom Argentina Board of Directors

Carlos Moltini was appointed as new Chairman of the Board of Directors of Telecom Argentina to replace Alejandro Urricelqui. As reported in a report filed with the National Securities Commission (CNV), Urricelqui gave his position up last May 15th, for personal reasons. Despite his decision, Urricelqui will continue to be linked to the company’s Board [...]

Quibi records 1.7 million downloads in its first week

Officially launched last April 6th with a 90-day free trial period, the OTT Quibi, with short content and adapted to mobile devices, recorded 1.7 million downloads during its first week on the market. With all its content distributed in 10-minute maximum episodes, Quibis first week downloads surpassed the companys expectations, as reported by Meg Whitman, [...]

Bob Chapek is named new CEO of The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company announced on February 25th that Bob Iger, CEO of the company for the past 15 years, will leave his position when his contract ends on December 31st, 2021. The position will be held by Bob Chapek, current Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Recently, the group announced its new structure [...]

Viacom Brazil appoints Christian Rôças as new CEO at Porta dos Fundos

Viacom Brazil announced that Christian Rôças is appointed as new CEO at Porta dos Fundos from December, and will work at the companys headquarters in Rio de Janeiro. The executive will replace Tereza Gonzalez, who will be completely focused on Viacom International Studios (VIS), and will be responsible for negotiating VIS content sales in Brazil, [...]

Movistar Argentina appoints Marcelo Tarakdjian as new CEO since February 2020

Movistar Argentina announced that Marcelo Tarakdjian will become the companys new CEO, starting next February 1st, 2020, a position he currently holds in Uruguay. This way, Federico Rava will focus his management on the chairmanship of the Board of Directors, an activity he had already been developing. The aim of this new structure is to [...]

Telecom Argentina appoints Roberto Nobile as new CEO since January 2020

The Telecom Group announced that Carlos Moltini will leave his responsibilities as Telecom Argentinas CEO next December 31st. The position will be taken by Roberto Nobile. However, Moltini will remain at the company, where he will work in areas related to its strategic plans. Moltinis position will be taken by Roberto Nobile, who is now [...]

Netflix not to be included in Apple’s OTT

Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, confirmed that its catalog will not be included in the one that Apple will release. Days ago, the company invited media from around the world to an event that will take place next March 25th at the Steve Jobs Theatre in the US, where Apple is expected to launch its [...]