YouView appoints Simon Duffy

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

Duffy currently serves as non-executive Chairman of digital entertainment plc and mBlox Inc. and is also a non-executive Director of Oger Telecom Limited and Modern Times Group AB. Prior to his current Non Executive portfolio career, he was Executive Chairman of Tradus plc, Executive Vice Chairman of ntl:Telewest Inc., CFO of Orange SA and Group Finance Director and Deputy Chairman of EMI.

Welcoming Simon to the role, Sir Charles Dunstone, interim Chairman say: “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 says, “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.”

Duffy will begin his handover from Sir Dunstone immediately.


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