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Change of CEO at Southern Star

Hugh Marks is stepping down as CEO of Southern Star Group, and will continue to assist Southern Star as an adviser. Rory Callaghan will step into the CEO role, effective immediately. Callaghan has been with the company since January 2006,
August 5, 2009

Hugh Marks is stepping down as CEO of Southern Star Group, and will continue to assist Southern Star as an adviser. Rory Callaghan will step into the CEO role, effective immediately. Callaghan has been with the company since January 2006, as director of programs and then MD in 2008. Southern Star was recently acquired by Endemol and the distribution businesses of Southern Star and Endemol were merged, and is headed up by Cathy Payne in London. See the release for more.

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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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