(Newbury, UK--August 1, 2014) Quantel is delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Maycock as VP, Product Strategy. In his new position, Maycock is responsible for all Quantel product management across news and sports, production everywhere and post production. Key to the role is strategic product development, ensuring that Quantel solutions continue to meet and exceed the market's quickly evolving needs. Maycock will also be looking to build on the opportunities created by the coming together of Quantel and Snell technologies and markets.
An Electronic Engineering graduate, Maycock began his career with Pro-Bel as a software developer. In the 25 years since then he has held a number of senior roles in R&D, Sales and Marketing, most recently as Chief Marketing Officer and then Chief Architect at Snell.
"There is a great opportunity for the combined company with Quantel and Snell's unique technologies to create a major new force in our industry that gives our customers the products and workflows they need to succeed across every aspect of their operations," said Maycock. "I'm looking forward to accelerating that process, making the most of the culture of innovation here to drive success - for our customers and our company."
"Neil is a great asset to the Quantel team," said Steve Owen, Quantel Marketing Director. "His depth of experience and industry knowledge, combined with his drive and enthusiasm, will play a major role in the continuing growth and success of Quantel."
Quantel is a world-leading developer of innovative, high performance content creation and delivery systems for News & Sports production and high quality Post. Quantel fast-turnaround production systems give broadcasters the creative, productive and flexible workflows they need to stay ahead in today's competitive global media market. Quantel's post production systems deliver the quality, resolution and performance post houses need to capture high margin, high value work.
Also part of the Quantel Group is Snell, a world leader in enabling broadcasters and media organizations to process and manage their valuable media content. Snell's expertise empowers customers to achieve greater efficiencies and increase revenue while delivering their content to multiple distribution platforms. Snell TV Everywhere and Live TV products bring tangible benefits throughout the production chain.
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more about the Snell product range at http://www.snellgroup.com