Arqiva has announced the appointment of Dom Wedgwood as its Chief Technology Officer.
Prior to joining the transmission and media services company, Wedgwood was Senior Vice President for Broadcast Technology and OTT Playback Experience at DAZN Group. He was previously Broadcast Operations and Technology Director for Perform Group, managing services for sports rights holders and federations.
Commenting on his appointment, Wedgwood said: “It is a great time to be joining Arqiva. This business has a great track record of delivering innovation for its customers, and industry at large, and I’m looking forward to continuing that work.”
Shuja Khan, CEO, Arqiva, added: “Dom joins us at an exciting time and I’m immensely proud that we have someone of his calibre joining Arqiva. Having a strong customer perspective is critical for our new product portfolio across broadcast and utilities. The transition to IP and cloud is a key enabler within broadcast and media, and Dom’s direct experience of both these areas is an important factor in his appointment. He will also super-charge our efforts in our mission to help the utility sector digitise over the next decade.”
Wedgwood joins on 1 June 2023 and has also been appointed to Arqiva’s Executive Committee, reporting to CEO Shuja Khan.