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UTV Media Promotes Taunton To COO; CFO McKeown's Responsibilities Expanded

August 11, 2014

Sam Unsted

LONDON (Alliance News) - UTV Media PLC Monday said Scott Taunton has been promoted to chief operating officer, while Group Finance Director Norman McKeown has taken responsibility for the firm's Tibus and Simply Zesty digital subsidiaries.

Taunton moves to the role from his current position as Managing Director for UTV Radio (GB). McKeown takes on the new responsibilities after the completion of the restructuring of its New Media arm to focus on broadcasting. Both appointments are with immediate effect.

The two moves come ahead of the company launching its television channel in the Republic of Ireland on January 1 2015.

Shares in UTV Media were trading 1.51% higher at 218.00 pence per share Monday.

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Source: Alliance News

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