Jay Trinidad


Discovery hires ex-Spotify exec in major digital play

Discovery Communications has appointed former Spotify executive Francis Keeling to lead its digital strategy. Keeling becomes senior vice-president of international digital, based in London. He is known for spells at Universal Music Group (UMG) and streaming musicplayer Spotify, where he led global negotiations with labels. Keeling will develop new digital products and his appointment marks […]

Discovery names India chief

More changes are afoot at Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific after the channels TV group named a new general manager for its south Asia business. Brand management specialist Karan Bajaj has been named senior VP and GM for the region, a role that focuses on the fast-growing Indian market. Rahul Johri vacated the post in February. He […]

Discovery hires McDonald’s exec in Asia rejig

Discovery Networks Asia Pacific has hired a senior exec from fast food brand McDonald’s as part of a restructure that sees Korea folded into a larger regional group. Jay Trindad (pictured) has been named senior VP and general manager of Discovery’s northeast Asia business. Korean country manager Hee-Man Lee and his team will be folded […]