Published: 06.37 Europe/London, April 13, 2011 by Chris Dziadul

Beata Monka has been appointed the chairman of the board and DG of Canal+ Cyfrowy, the operator of the Polish DTH platform Cyfra+ and several channels including Canal+.

Reporting to Guy Lafarge, CEO Canal+ Overseas, she will assume her new roll on May 4 and be helped until June by Jacques-Aymar de Roquefeil, deputy DG marketing Canal+ Overseas, and until now CEO Canal+ Cyfrowy.

Monka has a career spanning over 17 years in management, sales and marketing and was most recently the chairman of the board and DG at Young&Rubicam Brands for over five years.