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Current Media: Mark Rosenthal new chief executive officer

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San Francisco, Ca., USA - July 17, 2009, San Francisco, Ca., USA - Current Media has selected cable industry veteran Mark Rosenthal as the company's new CEO, effective July 27.

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Mr. Rosenthal brings more than 25 years of proven media success to Current Media. For nearly a decade, as President and Chief Operating Officer of MTV Networks, part of Viacom, Rosenthal was a leader in growing and extending the reach of that company's world-class media brands, both geographically and into areas such as films, consumer products and the Internet. After MTV, Mr. Rosenthal was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Interpublic Media, part of the Interpublic Group, one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. In this position, Rosenthal oversaw all of Interpublic's worldwide media operations, including Initiative, MAGNA Global, Universal McCann and a number of leading specialist media agencies, with capabilities that ranged from programming and content development to interactive, retail and media barter. Mr. Rosenthal comes to Current Media from Spot Runner, where he recently held the position of Vice Chairman and President of Media Platfo

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