UPDATE 1-Mediaset to appoint Berlusconi's son as CEO-sources

April 30, 2015 11:07 AM

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ROME, April 30 (Reuters) - Italy's biggest private broadcaster Mediaset, at the centre of speculation about a possible deal with Vivendi, is set to appoint Pier Silvio Berlusconi as chief executive on Thursday, two sources close to the matter said.

The 46-year-old son of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, whose family controls Mediaset via Fininvest, will replace long-standing CEO Giuliano Adreani, the sources said, confirming a press report. Mediaset had no comment.

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