Viewster gets Fox man for partnerships

December 12, 2012 10.10 Europe/London By Julian Clover

On demand platform Viewster has named Steve Broadhead as its senior vice president, EMEA, partnerships.

Broadhead has ten years of online video experience, being one of the founders of pioneer Utarget, before it was sold to Fox in 2008. Broadhead went onto work for Fox Networks and has also worked for Sky Media.

Available in 120 countries worldwide, Viewster has served up more than one billion videos during 2012. Its user base has increased by 700% in the last 12 months. Video content is available to watch for free with advertising or for a small fee without.

Broadhead will be responsible for managing all sales and business development activity across EMEA. He will also be charged with raising Viewster’s profile with advertising agencies.