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Hardie leaves Disney for ITN

UK-based news and multimedia content provider, ITN, announced today that John Hardie has been appointed chief executive. Hardie was previously executive VP and MD of Disney channels EMEA. He is due to take up his position in the summer and, in the meantime, Geert Linnebank will continue on as interim CEO.
March 17, 2009

UK-based news and multimedia content provider, ITN, announced today that John Hardie has been appointed chief executive. Hardie was previously executive VP and MD of Disney channels EMEA. He is due to take up his position in the summer and, in the meantime, Geert Linnebank will continue on as interim CEO.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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