Chris Blakeston

Ex-StudioCanal exec replaces Audio Network boss

Music licensing business Audio Network has hired Robb Smith as CEO, with the former MGM, StudioCanal and Universal exec filling a role vacated by Chris Blakeston. Smith (pictured) has started in the new London-based role. He replaces Chris Blakeston, who Audio Network said this morning left in April. He remains an advisor the company said. […]

Blakeston takes top job at Audio Network

Chris Blakeston has been upped to CEO of music rights business Audio Network. He takes the top job at the company, which provides copyright-free music for TV producers, as co-founder Robert Hurst exits the CEO role. Blakeston is upped from COO and takes up the new role with immediate effect. He has been with the […]

FremantleMedia finance chief joins Audio Network

FremantleMedia’s former chief finance officer Ian Ousey has taken the CFO role at Audio Network – a music company specialising in music for film, television and video. Ousey, who left FremantleMedia last month after more than three years as CFO, will lead Audio Network’s finance team and has also been tasked with collaborating across other […]