Vevo hires TV exec Phil Kent as chairman - report

Coral Williamson

Phil Kent, the former CEO of Turner Broadcasting, is joining Vevo as chairman.

That's according to industry sources, who claim the TV exec, who most recently worked at CNN, will be working to develop content at the service and to reach out to new distributors.

The Post reports that Vevo's owners are looking to push users towards a platform they own and can monetise more easily. For the moment, Vevo's content mostly features on YouTube, with seven Vevo channels in YouTube's ...

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