David Linde

MIPCOM confirms US Media Masterminds

Reed Midem has confirmed execs from Disney, Participant Media and STX Entertainment as keynote speakers at this year’s MIPCOM. Disney’s Ben Sherwood (above left), co-chair, Disney Media Networks, and president, Disney-ABC Television Group, will represent the Mouse House. Sherwood replaced Anne Sweeney, when the long-serving exec left Disney in 2014. From US producer and cable channel […]

Participant completes CEO hunt

US cable channel owner Participant Media has appointed former studio executive David Linde to fill its vacant CEO spot. The move comes six months after Jim Berk resigned from the chief executive role following a strategic review of the business, which owns cable channel Pivot. Linde joins from Lava Bear Films, a production company he […]