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Glen Killane

Managing Director, Eir Television and Eir Sport

Glen Killane, MD eir Television and eir Sport

Glen took up this newly created role with the Irish telecoms business eir, in October 2016. His responsibilities include the strategic, operational and commercial direction of the eir Television platform ( eir Vision) and the eir Sport channels and apps.

Prior to joining eir, Glen was Managing Director of RTE Television from 2010 -2016 where he was responsible for the commercial, editorial, operational and strategic direction of all of RTE’s Television channels. He was a member of the RTE Executive Board and was President of the EBU Television committee which represents the interests of over 70 public service television channels across Europe and North Africa. He was also the Executive in charge of RTE’s 1916 output.

Glen trained as a Producer/Director with the BBC and worked in various editorial and production roles in RTE Sport and ITV Sport before becoming Group Head of RTE Sport in 2004, a position which he held until 2010.