Patrick Rivet

Ex-HBO Lat Am execs joins Canal+ Hispanic net

Former HBO Latin America Luis Fonseca has joined Canal+’s US Hispanic channel operator Thema America. Fonseca has been named US sales director, meaning he will look at “cultivating and expanding Thema America’s existing portfolio of Hispanic content and securing new growth opportunities” for the pay network’s roster of third-party Lat Am channels. Thema America, part […]

Canal+ consolidates Thema, installs new net boss

Canal+ Group has taken full control of French network Thema by acquiring 100% of the channel distribution subsidiary’s shares. Thema has also announced that Fabrice Faux will take over from François Theillet as CEO on July 1. Faux was previously finance and business development director at Canal+ Overseas, the Vivendi-owned pay TV operator’s international arm. […]