SVP - Global Director of Engineering & Technology, IMG Media
David is currently SVP, Global Director of Engineering & Technology for IMG Media. After a spell at BBC Television Centre he joined Champion TV, formed to provide the UK's first satellite sports channel on BSB, as Head of Sound. He later joined IMG as Technical Operations Manager and was promoted to Senior Vice President in 1999. He has overseen the continued expansion of IMG's studio and post production facilities culminating in their move to IMG Studios in 2013. IMG Studios is London's largest facility owned by an independent production company. David has greatly expanded the distribution business of IMG Media which includes Premier League Football, Rugby World Cup and Wimbledon amongst many other properties. David was part of the team to stage the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne in 2006 and was Head of Production Facilities for the Asian Games in Doha in 2006. He has recently managed production facilities for the Asian Winter Games in Kazakhstan and the 2011 RWC in New Zealand. He was technical producer for CH4's coverage of the Paralympic Games in 2012. He is project director for the RWC 2019 finals in Japan. IMG Studios hosted the International Broadcast Centre for RWC 2015, and currently provides studios for the Premier League, BBC Events and Al Araby, a Middle East news channel. As well as a busy MCR it provides post production and archive facilities to a wide range of IMG and third party clients.
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