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MTV media mogul gets top arts job

PUBLISHED: 15:18 09 October 2008 | UPDATED: 15:28 07 September 2010

A HIGHGATE businessman and one-time music mogul has been appointed to Southbank Centre s board of governors. Former MTV president Brent Hansen took up his post last month as a governor of the arts centre, which presents a wide range of music i

A HIGHGATE businessman and one-time music mogul has been appointed to Southbank Centre's board of governors.

Former MTV president Brent Hansen (pictured) took up his post last month as a governor of the arts centre, which presents a wide range of music in addition to literature and the visual arts.

Chairman of the board Rick Haythornthwaite said: "I am delighted to announce these appointments and welcome Brent Hansen to the board.

"He is arriving at a time when the organisation is continuing to build on the success of the critically acclaimed reopening of the Royal Festival Hall and re-launch of the site last year.


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