Jeff Ivers

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 […]

Second senior Participant exec exits

Participant Media COO Jeff Ivers is leaving the LA-based network group, a move that follows the resignation of CEO Jim Berk. Ivers was a founding member of the company, which operates US cable channel Pivot, but his position has been under threat as a strategic management review continues. Variety first reported the news, which follows […]