Sky Deutschland has appointed Steven Tomsic as chief financial officer (CFO), taking over from Pietro Maranzana who is returning to Italy to become deputy CFO of Sky Italia.
Tomsic is currently director corporate finance and planning, Europe and Asia, News Corporation, and a member of Sky Deutschland’s supervisory board. He will join Sky Deutschland on 6 December as deputy CFO to work alongside Maranzana for a two-month handover before taking over as CFO on 1 February 2011.
Prior to his current role, Tomsic was CFO at News Corporation’s European channels business and before that held senior strategy and business development roles at Sky Italia and Foxtel in Australia. Prior to joining News Corporation, he held Australia-based roles as a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group and in corporate finance with Nomura and ANZ Bank.
Maranzana has been CFO at Sky Deutschland since 1 June 2009, having joined the company in November 2008 as senior vice president finance. Previously, he was responsible for business planning at Sky Italia, which he joined in 2005.
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