Changes at the top for Foxtel
Pay TV giant Foxtel has announced a number of additions to executive ranks, with Director of Television, Brian Walsh, welcoming the new appointments.
Brendon Moo has been appointed as General Manager, General Entertainment Channels, with responsibility over FOX8, Arena, FOX Classics, The Comedy Channel and 111 HITS.
“Brendon joined the company in 2003 to launch Foxtel Digital. His extensive experience across publicity, marketing, programming and production sets him in great stead for his new role, at the helm of some of the platform’s most important brands,” Mr Walsh said.
General Manager of Foxtel’s Music Channels, Shaun James will now also oversee the Foxtel Networks Digital team.
“In addition to running the hugely successful music brands – Channel [V], [V] Hits, CMC and MAX – Shaun will also manage the digital area of our ever expanding business. The digital space for Foxtel Networks has enormous promotional and commercial potential, and Shaun will be a great asset in this area.”
Graham Burrells has been appointed to the role of Creative Director, Movies and Drama.
“Graham is one of the most outstanding creative directors in the business and a long term Foxtel executive. I am delighted he has agreed to take on this wide and varied role across our recently launched Foxtel Movies and Premium Drama channels,” Walsh said.
Paul Macionis has been appointed to the role of Senior Production and Business Affairs Manager, and will report to Head of Production, Duane Hatherly.
“Paul will now be responsible for both business affairs and financial management across the production group, including productions from general entertainment, lifestyle and factual,” Walsh said.
Ross Crowley, Director of Programming and Channels, will now oversee Main Event and On Demand TV.