Key Announcements from BSkyB

British Sky Broadcasting, the U.K./Irish satellite TV service controlled by News Corp., announced a number of key appointments Monday.

For starters, the company appointed Andrew Griffith as its chief financial officer. Griffith, who was previously BSkyB's director of group finance, mergers and acquisitions and investor relations, also joined the company's board.

Separately, Danny Rimer has joined the BSkyB board as an Independent non-executive director. Rimer is a general partner of the venture capital firm Index Ventures, where he has overseen investments in media and internet companies.