Ascent Media Systems & Technology Services has promoted two of its senior management to VP of the company’s operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Paul Wilkins has been promoted to vice president, technology and operations, with responsibility for all technology architecture and engineering as well as systems integration operations across EMEA. Wilkins was appointed chief solution architect for EMEA at Ascent Media S&TS in January 2006 and has over 25 years experience in system integration including spells at BBC SCPD, Sony Broadcast and Professional Europe, and Technology Europe.
Alain Polgar has been appointed VP, EMEA, with responsibility for all business and commercial aspects of the division in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Polgar will also oversee the region’s sales and business development team. Polgar joined Ascent Media in April 2006 as director of sales, responsible for business development in Continental Europe, Israel and North Africa. Previously he held management, sales, and business development roles with Thomson, Fast Multimedia and Pinnacle.