TVT/DMC announce management changes

TVT_logoMedia services company TVT/DMC has announced the new joint management team following TVT’s acquisition of Amsterdam-based DMC (Digital Media Centre) from AMC Networks International in July.

Former DMC General Manager Raymond Lamphen has been appointed SVP operations, with a remit to manage the teams globally within the organisation, delivering its broad range of content and media logistics services.

Jean-Louis Lods, formerly DMC’s director, business development, is now SVP of technology for TVT/DMC, a role that will include setting the innovation strategy and vision for the business and enabling customers to gain competitive advantage through TVT/DMC’s technology leadership.

TVT Strategic Advisor Chris Higgs, former managing director of Deluxe Media Europe, becomes SVP, commercial on an interim basis to provide leadership in engaging clients and partners.

Former DMC finance director Ronald Stevenaar, who previously held a number of senior positions at IBM in Europe, becomes SVP finance for TVT/DMC.

TVT founder Kim Thesiger will remain the senior director in Asia as well as fulfilling a top management role in developing relationships with some key clients.

TVT head of software development Arkadiusz Musialis now in that position across the entire unified TVT/DMC operation and will continue to spearhead innovations in this area.

TVT international advisor David Padmore becomes content services consultant after leading the launch of TVT’s access services business this year. Founder Bernard Clark will continue as chairman.

Ian Brotherston, who will remain at the helm of the company as CEO, said: “As we continue on our path of integrating TVT and DMC, this new management team brings together a blend of the talent coming from both sides of our newly united company. We now have in place the leadership we need to build on our unique end-to-end content services offering and strong client base. We look forward to helping more media companies meet the ground-breaking, global challenges they face throughout the rapidly changing media and entertainment world today.”

TVT/DMC opened a virtualised software-defined private broadcast cloud based in Amsterdam, which has been nominated for an IBC Innovation Award this year in the ‘Content Distribution’ category. This platform reflects the company’s strong vision for an all-IP, cloud-enabled world. TVT/DMC will be offering tours of the facility for existing and prospective clients during IBC.

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