THEPLAYROOM is Australia's leading independent Broadcast and Digital Services company. We enable the commercialisation of video IP across multiple broadcast, IPTV and digital platforms. We are the only independent facility able to offer full HD broadcast play-out and associated media services in Australia for world-class media brands.
NEW HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY TO JOIN
Australia’s leading digital broadcasters, The Playroom, today announced a new management structure and appointment of Craig Armsworth to the position of Head of Technology.
The appointment comes after a period of strong growth for The Playroom, with the company securing a number of wins with major media and entertainment organisations, including The Movie Network Channels and Cricket Australia.
An experienced technologist with a gift for solving complex technological problems in the media segment, Armsworth brings to The Playroom over 20 years experience working for companies such as Turner Asia, Disney, Sony Pictures as well as local broadcasters and media companies in Australia most recently Magna Systems and Engineering.
His appointment to The Playroom’s senior management team is part of the company’s broader investment in building out its digital proposition; putting in place the people, processes and infrastructure required to make a significant play in the Asia Pacific broadcasting market.
With technology and the internet transforming the broadcasting industry, the Playroom has a leadership position in the way in which media rich content can be distributed, shared and monetised.
The new structure, with an increased focus on R&D and technology, allows The Playroom to better deliver to stay ahead of the curve.
As Head of Technology, Armsworth will play a pivotal role in shaping The Playroom’s technological direction and strategy.
Commenting on the role and his appointment Armsworth said: “I’m extremely excited to be joining the dynamic team at The Playroom. After many years working in the industry, The Playroom offers world-class technical and operational practises and I look forward to bringing my expertise to the team.”
RELEASED 5 FEBRUARY 2010 SYDNEY AUSTRALIA