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RaceTech Announces New Chief Executive

Racecourse Technical Services Limited (RaceTech) is delighted to announce that John Bozza, former Commercial Director at SIS Live, (part of Satellite Information Services) is shortly due to join RaceTech as Chief Executive Officer. John has a broad depth of experience in the broadcast and engineering sector. Acknowledging his new positon, John said, “I am delighted to be taking on this exciting role at RaceTech and I am keen to continue its success in providing high quality technical services to its customers and stakeholders”.

Tom Phillips, Executive Chairman at RaceTech, remarked that “John comes with a wealth of experience in technical and commercial senior management and I look forward to him coming on board”.

Gary Smith, Chief Executive at SIS commented, “We are sorry to see John go. He has been a valuable influence over the past 2 years and we wish him all the best in this new step in his career”.

ENDS.

Further Information:

Kate Hills

RaceTech, PR & Communications Consultant

E: khills@racetech.co.uk

M: 07813 947201


1st June 2016: RaceTech appoints new Non-Executive Director

 

RaceTech is pleased to announce the appointment of Bevan Gibson as Non-Executive Director – he joins the Board with immediate effect.

Bevan is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for ITN and brings with him a wealth of experience in broadcasting, in both operations and technology. Previously, he has been responsible for operational aspects and technology strategy at Sky Creative, part of BSkyB, following a broad strategic role within Sky’s Broadcast Technology team. Prior to that Bevan was the Technical Launch Director for Sky News Arabia, based in Abu Dhabi and launched in the Spring of 2012, the service consists of an innovative, state-of-the-art multi-platform news production facility to bring 24/7 news in Arabic to a MENA audience. Before joining Sky in 2003, Bevan worked as Engineering Support Manager at Orad UK, a real-time 3D graphics hardware/software company, responsible for the management of key customers across Europe. Prior to his time at Orad, he worked for the host broadcaster at the Sydney Olympic Games, having started his career at the Seven Network in Australia.

In his role with ITN, he is responsible for developing ITN’s digital media solutions, network infrastructure and workflows.

“I am absolutely delighted to be joining RaceTech at this exciting time for the company and getting involved as the racing industry embraces broadcast media as part of its mainstream offering both on course and worldwide.” said Bevan Gibson. “RaceTech has 70 years of experience serving the racing industry and I am very excited to be part of taking that rich heritage forward.”

Executive Chairman, Tom Phillips added, “We are very pleased to welcome Bevan to RaceTech – his appointment strengthens our Board in terms of his wide experience of broadcast technologies, digital media, live television and operational excellence. I am really looking forward to working with Bevan to ensure that RaceTech is at the forefront of outside broadcasting for racing.”

ENDS.