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Former Telefónica global managing director Shaun Gregory in at EMG as CEO

Media solutions provider EMG has announced the appointment of Shaun Gregory as its new CEO.

The exec will join the company on May 17, and comes with over 30 years of experience in the media, telecommunications and broadcasting industries. Gregory most recently served as CEO of media localisation company IYUNO Media Group (formerly BTI Studios), which had clients including Netflix and Disney. He also previously served as CEO of Exterion Media, and was the global managing director of Telefónica’s media and content business.

Gregory succeeds Patrick van den Berg, who spent 15 years in various leadership roles at the company. 

van den Berg Said: “Given Shaun’s background I am confident that he will lead EMG into future successes. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody at EMG as well as our founders and investors, for everything we realised and for the group we built together. It has been a great adventure and although it is time for me to take on a new professional challenge, I will surely keep on following the amazing company which is EMG.”

The incoming CEO Gregory said: “I’m excited to be joining the EMG Team, and can’t wait to continue the great work that’s been going on there. I see these as pivotal moments in the broadcasting and live events industry. As the world returns to normality, the appetite for what EMG delivers to people around the globe will become ever more important. EMG have played an acute role in getting people through the challenges of the pandemic, delivering some of the world’s most prestigious sporting events. As we look forward to happier times, I’m thrilled to be part of a new growth story and delivering the raw emotions and experiences to audiences around the world.”

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