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World Director of Broadcasting and Programme Marketing- Euronews appointed

Grégory Samak has joined the management committee of Euronews as world director of broadcasting and programme marketing, reports.

Samak’s task is to give new momentum to the channel, its schedule and programmes on all media, thanks to his extensive experience in television other communication platforms.

Michael Peters, chairman of the executive board, stated: Grégory’s mission encompasses not only the on-air version of the channel but all of its media, since he will also be responsible for building greater synergies between the content base of the various digital platforms (the internet, smart TV, mobile applications, etc.) on a worldwide scale. He will greatly contribute to boost our strategy to make the channel a global news hub.”

Grégory Samak began his career in 1998 with the specialised news channel ABC News, before moving on to AB Group. He became cabinet director for the chairman of the group, then head of the DTT project.

In the summer of 2005, he participated in the start-up of the specialised news channel BFM TV as deputy managing director in charge of broadcasting and administration. He was then appointed Secretary General of NextradioTV.