Streaming media company RealNetworks says it has appointed Joanna Shields to serve as vice president of Europe. The company said Shields, who will work from London, will lead operations for RealNetworks' European division.
Shields previously served as chief executive of broadband content company Veon, which was recently acquired by Philips Electronics. She also worked in a variety of management positions for Electronics for Imaging. Shields replaces Brian Aiken, who left in January for personal reasons, according to RealNetworks.