Global Eagle Entertainment

Sloan and Sagansky’s Global Eagle replaces CEO

Global Eagle Entertainment, the in-flight entertainment firm founded by Hollywood veterans Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky, has appointed a new CEO. Dave Davis has replaced John LaValle, who will continue to consult with the company going forward. Davis was previously CFO and COO, but takes over as chief executive effective immediately. Sloan, who was CEO […]

News brief: Harry Sloan’s Global Eagle makes $36m in-flight deal

Global Eagle Entertainment has acquired another in-flight entertainment business, buying IFE Services for US$36 million. Global Eagle is run by former MGM and SBS boss Harry Sloan (pictured) and has already bought in-flight content businesses Row 44 and Frankfurt-listed Advanced Inflight Alliance (AIA) for US$400 million. The business it has just bought, IFE, provides content […]