— Tiscali: Smack in the middle of trying to sell itself, Tiscali’s chief financial officer Massimo Cristofori is leaving. Instead, finance managers will report directly to CEO Mario Rossi, Thomson reports. Could suggest either that a deal to sell Tiscali has now been done, or that Crisofori had wanted out before it gets done Report says he will “take up a new professional challenge”. Many hold Vodafone (NYSE: VOD) to be the leading contender for Tiscali.
— ITV: ITV (LSE: ITV) has permanently installed Lee Bartlett as MD of its global content unit. Bartlett joined from Fox Broadcasting as COO in April and almost immediately became acting MD, following Dawn Airey’s departure. The global content unit houses ITV’s various TV production divisions.