Enex poaches Sky exec to replace Tewes

Adrian WellsGlobal news exchange Enex has named Sky News’ international head of development Adrian Wells as managing director, replacing Henning Tewes, who was appointed CEO of international broadcaster RTL’s Croatian operation in May.

Enex organises the exchange of video footage, editorial information and transmission services for its 46 member organisations, including RTL Group and Sky News.

Wells served as Sky News’ head of foreign news and launch director of Sky News Arabia before taking up the role of head of international development.

“I am excited and delighted to take up the challenge of managing director of Enex and to take over from Henning Tewes who has made an enormous contribution to the organisation,” said Wells.

“The strength of Enex has been amply demonstrated during the tumultuous news events of the last few weeks and months. Enex has fantastic news partners in Europe and around the world and I greatly look forward to working with them and expanding our reach even further.’’