Channel 4 hires Matt Rennie to run Box TV

Channel 4 has appointed Matt Rennie to the role of managing director for Box Television.

Replacing Gidon Katz in the role, Rennie will be responsible for managing the entire Box TV portfolio comprised of seven music TV channels: 4Music, The Box, Kiss, Kerrang!, Magic, Heat and Smash Hits.

Rennie said: “I’m thrilled to be offered this opportunity to join the team at Box TV. As the music industry continues to work through massive change and disruption, there are some significant challenges, but also huge opportunities to build and develop this fantastic business. I can’t wait to lead Box TV into its next phase of innovation and growth.”