London, 20 January 2016 – TVT, the leading independent media services and post-production house, today announces two new senior hires to strengthen its London-based management team. Andy Steele and Hayden Punter will both join the team at TVT, offering wide-ranging leadership expertise to help facilitate the next stage of international company growth.
Andy Steele joins TVT as Vice President of Global Operations, bringing with him over 20 years’ broadcast experience. Steele was previously Vice President of Global Markets Operations at BBC Worldwide, accountable for operations across all product verticals. Prior to that he was Operational Manager at Red Bee Media where he worked across a strong roster of clients including Channel 5, Flextech/Virgin Media and Channel 4.
Hayden Punter takes on the role of Vice President of Finance and Resources where he will manage, professionalise and strengthen TVT’s internal management reporting. He previously held the position of Finance Director at FilmFlex, a leading video-on-demand service provider in the UK, which provided him with a wealth of commercially focused finance experience, business planning skills, and experience in operational business decisions.
“I am delighted to be welcoming both Andy and Hayden on board to the TVT team at such an exciting time for the company as we drive international expansion and gain traction in markets across the world,” said Ian Brotherston, CEO of TVT. “The proliferation of content has never been greater and it is clear that as the demand for quality video increases, the nimble and efficient management, curation and delivery of media is a critical enabler in today’s television industry.”
“TVT is in a great position to help broadcasters and content owners succeed in this content-driven environment and both Andy and Hayden will play a key role in enabling the company to continue as a trusted partner to new and existing customers,” concluded Brotherston.
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Chiswick, West London, TVT is one of the world’s fastest growing digital media services and post-production providers. TVT offers end-to-end services from ingest through media management to online distribution, as well as specialist products for international re-versioning, translation, subtitling, dubbing legal compliance and digital archiving. Through offices in Asia, Europe and North America, TVT partners with a growing roster of broadcasters, channels and content owners including the BBC, Netflix, MediaCorp, National Geographic, Smithsonian Channel, RTM, Scripps Networks and British network UKTV www.tvt.biz