Mick Buckley appointed president of CNBC Europe

10th August 2004, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, Aug 10 (AFP) - US financial news television network CNBC Europe said Tuesday it had appointed Mick Buckley president and managing director.

PARIS, Aug 10 (AFP) - US financial news television network CNBC Europe said Tuesday it had appointed Mick Buckley president and managing director.  

Buckley, who has been executive vice president and commercial director of CNBC Europe since March 2003, replaces Rick Cotton, who recently was named executive vice president and general counsel of NBC Universal, said CNBC Europe, a 50-50 joint venture owned by NBC Universal and Dow Jones and Company.  

Buckley, whose appointment was effective immediately, "will be responsible for all aspects of operations and strategic initiatives including increasing distribution, expanding locally produced European programming, extending live coverage from the leading European financial centres and developing additional local-language affiliates", the company said in a statement.

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