GlobeCast Names Coelho Acting CEO
GlobeCast announced that Lisa Coelho has been appointed acting CEO of GlobeCast America, based in New York. Coelho replaces David Justin, who has stepped down from this role to pursue other projects.
“David Justin successfully planted the seeds for new lines of business throughout the Americas while weathering the difficult economic climate in the broadcast world,” says GlobeCast chairman and CEO Olivier Barberot. “I have now given Lisa Coelho a mission over the next few months to increase the level of development at GlobeCast America so that it can fully realize its ambitions as a media management company in this key region.”
Coelho will be charged with further strengthening the company’s sales and technical expertise in the Americas and continuing the improvement of quality of service for the company’s clients in this region and around the world. Additionally she will be leading the implementation of a forthcoming over-the-top television offer in the United States.
Previously vice president of GlobeCast WorldTV, Coelho has held senior management positions at GlobeCast since 2003, and prior to that, as one of the company’s clients in her role as at a leading Portuguese broadcaster, where she drove consumer marketing and channel development for the network’s U.S. distribution.