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New Job for the DG!!
Jun 30th, 2018, 8:59am
BBC DG Tony Hall has been appointed to the post of President......

of the European Broadcasting Union.

This is from the EBU Press Office:-

"BBC Director General Tony Hall has been elected as the new President of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). Delphine Ernotte Cunci, Chief Executive Officer of France Télévisions, will serve as Vice-President.

Both were elected by absolute majority at the EBU’s 80th General Assembly in Tirana today and will take up the new roles from 1st January 2019 for a two-year period........

.......Tony Hall and Delphine Ernotte Cunci will replace Jean-Paul Philippot (RTBF) and Monica Maggioni (RAI) who have served as President and Vice-President for ten years and three years respectively."

More information is here.

"Anthony William Hall, Baron Hall of Birkenhead, CBE (born 3 March 1951) is the Director-General of the BBC.

He took up the post of Director-General on 2 April 2013. Previously he was Chief Executive of the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London from 2001 until March 2013, and Director of News at the BBC between 1993 and 2001.

Hall was made a Life Peer and took his seat in the House of Lords as a crossbench member on 22 March 2010."

The rest of the DG's Wikipedia entry is here.
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