TVNZ’s head of digital media, channels and licensing has Eric Kearley has taken a role across the ditch with Telstra.
Kearley will take on the role of head of IPTV and pay TV, joining former TVNZ chief executive Rick Ellis at the company.
He had been involved in the Igloo venture with TVNZ as well as TVNZ6, 7 and U. Previously he had spent ten years at MTV Europe.
“Eric brings exceptional international television experience to Telstra Media,” said Ellis, Telstra Media’s group managing director. “His role will be to maximise Telstra’s Pay TV and IPTV revenue and profits by sourcing content that our customers want and delivering it across our world leading networks. I worked with Eric at TVNZ and I am delighted that from a strong world-class field of applicants he was a clear standout.”