Simon Duffy appointed YouView Chairman

YouView announced that Simon Duffy has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the UK’s fastest growing TV platform.

Simon is an experienced non Executive Director and Chairman and currently serves as non-executive Chairman of bwin.party digital entertainment plc (Gibraltar) and mBlox Inc. (USA) and is also a non-executive Director of Oger Telecom Limited (Dubai) and Modern Times Group AB (Sweden). Prior to his current Non Executive portfolio career, Simon was Executive Chairman of Tradus plc, Executive Vice Chairman of ntl:Telewest Inc. (now Virgin Media Group), CFO of Orange SA and Group Finance Director and Deputy Chairman of EMI.

Welcoming Simon to the role, Sir Charles Dunstone, interim Chairman said: “We are delighted that Simon is joining YouView. He brings vast experience of leading the boards of major organisations and in depth knowledge and experience of our sector.”

Simon Duffy said, “I am excited to be part of YouView as it continues its journey beyond launch and a successful first year. YouView will play a crucial role in the future of Television and the Internet in the UK and I look forward to working with the Board and Executive team to achieve this vision.”

Simon will begin his handover from Sir Charles immediately.

DTG Staff  |  17.10.2013

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