John Smith Appointed as Media Links Head of EMEA Region

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Will manage the expansion of the organisation throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Last Updated: July 23, 2015 5:07 pm GMT
(Stansted, UK--July 23, 2015) Media Links EMEA, the Company that develops broadcast network infrastructure technologies to transport content over IP contribution and primary distribution networks, has announced the appointment of John Smith as Head of EMEA. Smith’s responsibility will be to manage the expansion of the organisation throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.

John Smith is a technology sales, marketing, business development, industry professional. As well as consultancy, Smith has held senior roles over more than 25 years working with technology companies including, Sony, Logica, Saudi Telecoms, OKI Systems, Feltech and IVC Media.



John Smith, Head of EMEA, Media Links


Smith commented: “Media Global Links Co., Ltd. (MGL), was founded in 1993 by Mr. Eiichi Hayashi, President and CEO, at Kawasaki, Japan and has accumulated expertise in broadcast and telecommunications by providing innovative design, superior technology and OEM services is driving change in the real-time video contribution space. Due to unprecedented demand for our services Media Links is now expanding into new geographical markets. With our new Media Links EMEA UK base, we are now well positioned to continue to set new standards in developing advanced video technology and cement our leadership in Ethernet and SONET based solutions for contribution video for our clients across the region.

“Part of our expansion plans involve the roll-out of a partner programme which we are launching at IBC 2015,” confirms Smith. “We are aiming to work with like-minded industry leading organisations to develop solutions for broadcasters and network providers to enable them to convert and move the complete suite of broadcast signals - whether video, audio or data - onto their multi-service IP/Ethernet networks. Visit Media Links at IBC in Hall 1, booth C31.”

For further information please see: www.medialinks.com

About Media Links

Media Links is the umbrella brand name supported by Media Global Links, Japan, Media Links Inc., USA, Media Links Systems, Germany and ML AU Pty Ltd., Australia. Founded in 1993 with its headquarters in Kawasaki, Japan, Media Global Links Co., Ltd. (MGL) is a leading developer and manufacturer of broadcast network infrastructure and media transport solutions. Its mission is to offer broadcasters and network providers throughout the world leading edge technology, enabling them to economically convert and move the complete suite of broadcast signals - whether video, audio or data - onto their multi-service IP/Ethernet networks. Operating as a pioneer at the forefront of technological innovations and advancements, MGL provides the only standards based product suite in the market that enables the adoption of media signal types to Telecommunication standards like Ethernet, IP, SDH and SONET. MGL’s common stock is listed and traded on the JASDAQ Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange under the Security Code Number 6659. For more information, please visit: http://www.medialinks.com

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