Spanish multimedia group Sogecable has appointed Ignacio Campo as assistant general director.

A Harvard-trained economist, Campo, 38, has worked with companies such as General Motors, Grupo Transafrica and Ocean Group PLC. He will work alongside Sogecable general director Carlos Abad.

In addition, Melcior Soler has been appointed general director of Sogecable's sports television rights broker, Gestsport. He was formerly head of acquisitions for Gestsport and prior to that director of production of sports and news for Canal Plus.