Charlie Horrell

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Charlie_Horrel_509Charlie Horrell is Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Diligent Corporation.

Charlie’s career has focused on driving digital, technology and media businesses. He joined Diligent in January 2012 after five years as CEO of Packet Vision Limited, an advertising services company. Prior to that, he was COO of a €1 billion division of Thomson SA, the French media company, and CEO of IDP SA in Paris, a publicly listed French company.

He also spent seven years with News Corporation, initially at BSkyB and then at Star TV in Hong Kong. During this period, Charlie headed business development and served as general manager of the first foreign media joint venture in China as well as deputy general manager of the Star Network. He has managed €1 billion corporate divisions, successfully formed joint ventures, raised venture capital and facilitated the sale of multiple companies during a career that has spanned the globe.

Charlie began his career as an accountant with Arthur Andersen and holds a degree in Economics.



Articles by Charlie Horrell

Cybersecurity is the responsibility of the board

The way Dido Harding has been held to account in the wake of the TalkTalk data breach – which is reported to have cost the company up to £80 million and 100,000 customers –  has shown just how important it is that the overall responsibility for an organisation’s security sits with the board, not just with the IT department. …

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