German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has appointed Nick Thexton to the newly created position of Chief Technology Officer, as the company continues to advance the technological transformation of its business.
The 56-year-old British national, who has worked as a developer and manager in the international entertainment and telecommunications industry for over 30 years, will assume his position in June 2019 and report to CEO Max Conze. Thexton will also become a member of ProSiebenSat.1’s executive board.
“Now more than ever before, success in the entertainment business is based on continuous technological progress. Therefore, we are delighted that a true technology innovator such as Nick Thexton is joining us to support ProSiebenSat.1 and take us to the next level,” said Conze.
Thexton joins the German media company from satellite operator Inmarsat, where he has been Chief Digital & Product Officer and a member of the executive management board since 2017. Previously, he was Chief Technology Officer of UK-based TV platform YouView.