thePlatform lands executive talent from SeaChange

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) online video subsidiary thePlatform has hired a top marketing executive from video-on-demand vendor SeaChange International (Nasdaq: SEAC) to lead thePlatform's expansion into European markets.

Simon McGrath had been chief marketing officer at SeaChange and long ago led early VoD firm On-Demand Group. He will now serve as thePlatform's general manager for Europe.

For more:
- read this Broadcasting & Cable story

Related articles:
thePlatform recently partnered with Alcatel-Lucent
Arris reportedly has been in talks to acquire SeaChange

Suggested Articles

Comcast is launching new controls for its X1 television service that will allow people with certain disabilities to operate their cable TV systems using their…

The service, which is owned by Viacom, said it launched today on X1. It was already available on Xfinity Flex, a streaming video platform service Comcast…

The U.S. streaming video market is on the cusp of big expansion – with players like Apple, Disney and WarnerMedia joining the fray – and it’s going to fuel…