Five CEO to be non-executive director

Dawn Airey, chairman and chief executive of U.K. TV network Five, has become a non-executive director of European DVD and digital subscription service LoveFilm.

Airey has previously held executive posts at ITV, BSkyB and Channel 4 and currently sits on the management board of the pan-European media group RTL, Five’s parent company.

She is a member of the board of the British Library and a trustee of the Media Trust.

Charles Gurassa, chairman of LoveFilm said that Airey’s “finger is right on the pulse of the entertainment industry” and her counsel in the board room will be “enormously helpful in driving LoveFilm forward.”

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