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Irdeto names sales and marketing chief

Richard Scott

Richard Scott

Content security specialist Irdeto has named Richard Scott as senior vice-president of sales and marketing. 

Scott, whose role will encompass strategic planning for key accounts, new business acquisition, developing new growth opportunities, and leading Irdeto’s global sales and marketing team, was previously senior vice-president, global sales and service at Harris Broadcast. In his new role he will be based in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands.

“Richard Scott is a high-calibre executive with over 25 years in media technology, and we welcome him to the team during an exciting time in our company,” said Graham Kill, CEO Irdeto.

“Richard is both flexible and agile in diverse business situations, which is absolutely essential for a global company in a complex and fast-changing industry. With our rich, over 40-year heritage in media protection, we have embarked on a journey to providing a compelling new suite of solutions and services for the media industry. Richard is joining that journey and helping shape the go-to-market strategy to get us there.”