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 ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.

Sign up for your free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music in print and 24/7 online. With both the print and digital edition you will be able to enjoy the whole Premium experience of a subscription to Music Week - absolutely free.

Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...