Antenna Group appoints Tariq Syed

May 1, 2014 09.20 Europe/London By Robert Briel

Tariq SyedAntenna Group has appointed Tariq Syed, as MD of Digital Assets and Thematic Channels.

Tariq will lead all digital investments of the Group, as well as further developing Antenna’s presence in thematic channels within existing and new territories.

Tariq joins Antenna Group from Universal Networks International at NBC, where he served as MD, Central Europe, respsonsible for the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovak Republic, Romania and the Balkans. Prior to this, he held the position of VP of International Business Development of NBC Universal. He began his career at British Telecom.

Antenna Group is currently growing and investing significantly in entering new markets in South-East Europe with plans to grow globally. The expansion drive follows recent successes such as its investments in Serbia, Montenegro, Romania and Slovenia.

Commenting on Tariq’s appointment, Pete Smith, MD of Antenna Group, said: “The appointment of this role shows our continued focus on growth. Having worked closely with Tariq in the past, I am very excited to welcome him to our team and confident that his wide knowledge and extensive experience will contribute significantly to our ambitious goals. He is a valuable addition to the ANTENNA family and we are very excited for the great prospects that lie ahead.”