Toppers: Jose Maria Irisarri, exec prexy
; Adolfo Blanco, general manager
Khanna recalls that NBC prexy
Jeff Zucker set a target of 50 international channels in operation within three years.
But that changed when Paramount Vantage prexy
Lesher inherited the No.
At the end of the weeklong powwow, film production org Canacine crowned Cinepolis top dog Alejandro Ramirez as its new prexy
"There's still a demand for our content," says Armando Nunez, prexy
of CBS Paramount Intl.
Alan Rosenberg hasn't yet decided whether he'll seek a third term for the hardline Membership First faction.
Within 24 hours of her first breath, two execs were taking their last breaths as leaders of Paramount's film ranks: studio prexy
John Lesher and production prez Brad Weston.
Panelists: Douglas Scott, prexy
, OgilvyEntertainment; Marco Argenti, VP, media & games, Nokia; Beth Roberts, exec VP, NBC U Cable Entertainment and UCP Business Affairs, NBC Universal; Hans Schiff, television agent, CAA
"The economic downturn has reduced broadcasters' budgets but not eliminated their absolute need to have the best of programming on schedules," GK TV prexy
Craig Cegielski said at Cannes.
Meanwhile, the troika of Jeff Robinov (motion picture group prez), Bruce Rosenblum (TV group prexy
) and Kevin Tsujihara (home entertainment prexy
) will retain their gigs but form a three-man "office of the president" under Meyer as they prepare for the tricky task of sharing CEO power after Meyer's departure.
Mueller was ousted from Venice in December 2011, after an eight-year run, in a power clash with his boss, Biennale prexy
Moretti is the first non-American Cannes jury prexy
since 2009 in a decision by the fest to "celebrate its 65th edition with a European jury president," said Cannes director-general Thierry Fremaux, whose selection is nonetheless strong on U.S.
Preston Davis, the first African-American to hold a prexy
post at ABC, died April 15 after an illness.
* Mittens Romney, the GOP prexy
candidate-in-waiting was in NH t'other day, along with GOP vice prexy-in-her-dreams Kelly Ayotte.