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Friend MTS names new chair

Content protection specialist Friend MTS has appointed Daniel Harris to chair its board of directors, taking over from Michael Joseph, who had been fulfilling the role of interim chair.

Daniel Harris

Following the investment by private equity firm NorthEdge in Friend MTS in September 2022. Joseph will remain on the board as Non-Executive Director.

Harris sits on the board at WH Holding Ltd, the parent company of football club West Ham Utd as a jon-executive director, and previously held the position of CEO of the British consumer electronics group Alba PLC.

“I am thrilled to be joining as chair of Friend MTS, particularly at such a pivotal time for the Company and wider industry. Friend MTS has a proven track record, an impressive customer base and a genuinely innovative portfolio, and is led by some of the brightest minds in the industry; this represents an optimal recipe for success, and I am excited to join the team, and look forward to building a bright future together,” said Harris.

“We’re delighted to welcome Daniel to the Friend MTS board. His corporate knowledge, and experience at the most senior level across industries critical to our core activities will enable him to provide expert advice and guidance, and we’re excited to see where this next chapter in the Friend MTS story leads,” said Jonathan Friend, chief product officer at Friend MTS.

“Daniel is a great addition to the Friend MTS board. His experience will be invaluable as we collectively work to grow the business over the coming years,” said Andrew Skinner, senior director at NorthEdge.

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