Peopleware: Content Industry Staffing Moves for the Week of August 19

Aug 19, 2010

Getty Images, Inc. appointed Bart Catalane as its new chief financial officer. Catalane has more than 25 years of experience in financial and operating management and has worked with a variety of media companies, including, LIN Television Corporation, Ziff Davis Media, and ABC. Catalane will be based in New York and will report directly to Jonathan Klein, co-founder and CEO.

Google hired BBC News' head of development and rights, Madhav Chinnappa. Chinnappa will join Google's partnerships team for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, with a specific focus on Google News. Chinnappa joins another former BBC employee hired in recent years: BBC editor Peter Barron, who was hired by the search company in 2008. Chinnappa previously served as a business manager with Associated Press Television News and UBM. He had been with the BBC since 2001.