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Jetix Europe N.V (0K1V)

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Wednesday 11 February, 2009

Jetix Europe N.V

Jetix announces John Hardie as new CEO

Amsterdam, The Netherlands and London:  Jetix Europe N.V. (AMEX:
JETIX; Reuters: JETIX.AS; Bloomberg: JETIX.NA) today announced that
John Hardie has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Jetix

Mr Hardie will begin work immediately and succeeds Paul Taylor who
today announced his resignation from Jetix Europe following Disney's
announcement on 8th December 2008 of its intention to acquire 100% of
the shares in Jetix Europe.

Andy Bird, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Jetix Europe,
commented, "Paul has done an exemplary job in his four years as CEO
and we wish him the very best in future endeavours."

Mr Hardie will also continue in his current role as Executive Vice
President, Disney Channels EMEA.

Jetix Europe announced on 30th January that its shareholders and NYSE
Euronext had approved a buy back offer for its shares for a period to
the 26th February 2009 and the de-listing of the Company on the 27th
February 2009.

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For further information please contact:

Press:                               Investors:
Joss Hastings                        Lee Hobbs
Tel: +44 (0) 208 636 4544            Tel: + 44 (0) 208 222 5910
Email: [email protected]      Email: [email protected]

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