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Former Hulu Executive Andy Forssell Jumps to Fullscreen

A video veteran gets a new gig.

Peter Kafka covers media and technology, and their intersection, at Vox. Many of his stories can be found in his Kafka on Media newsletter, and he also hosts the Recode Media podcast.

Andy Forssell, a media veteran whose resume includes a stint as Hulu’s CEO, is moving to Fullscreen, the video service owned by Peter Chernin’s Otter Media.

Forssell will be Fullscreen’s chief operating officer, reporting to CEO and founder George Strompolos. Last year, Forssell took the CEO spot at ShowYou, a video aggregation app.

Fullscreen started out as a video network that did all of its business on YouTube, but like its peers, it is starting to expand to other platforms and has announced plans to launch its own subscription business. In 2014, Otter Media, which had already invested in Fullscreen, acquired a majority stake in the company.

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