Sony Professional Solutions Europe has appointed Richard Scott as its head of media solutions.
Scott joins Sony Professional Solutions’ European leadership team, headed up by Adam Fry, who previously held this position.
Scott joins from the digital platform security company Irdeto, where he was senior vice president of global sales and marketing. Scott has previously worked at Harris Broadcast, Panasonic Broadcast Europe and Ascent Media, as well as having worked at Sony early in his career.
Sony said the appointment is part of its on-going transformation to a company that delivers broadcast hardware as well as providing solutions through a range of products and services.
Scott will lead the business division to deliver on its solutions strategy for media companies.
Scott said: “As the European broadcast and media market continues to evolve quickly, Sony is well positioned to take a clear leadership role, with a strong focus on innovative and transformational solutions for its broad range of customers.”
Fry, vice president of Sony Professional Solutions Europe, commented: “Sony is renowned for combining technology excellence and innovation, with a deep understanding of our customers’ needs. This enables our people to provide the best consultancy and support. We’re delighted to have Richard join us. His breadth of experience, from product development to hands on customer engagement, means Richard is well placed to lead the Sony Media Solutions and services agenda in Europe”.
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