Longtime exec Sharman exits BSkyB

Clarke, Steve
November 2003
Daily Variety;11/21/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 36, p8
Trade Publication
Reports on the resignation of Mark Sharman as deputy managing director of Sky Networks in Great Britain. Interpretation of his departure as a further sign of strain within BSkyB Group PLC; Arrival of BSkyB CEO James Murdoch; Contribution of Sharman in building the reputation of Sky as a provider of high-quality sports coverage.


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