ATG Danmon UK announces a major addition to its engineering management team with the appointment of Howard Dixon as Project Manager. Based at the company's headquarters in Hertfordshire, he will working alongside Managing Director Russell Peirson-Hagger, Jonathan Hughes, Scott Adams and Jon Brewer.
"Howard has been active with us as a subcontracted commissioning engineer on several projects in recent months," Russell Peirson-Hagger comments. "He has an excellent career profile including detailed experience of mainstream broadcast and IT-based infrastructure. That background is essential in today's systems integration marketplace. He also has a good understanding of the financial aspect of the business, ensuring projects are kept within sensibly specified budget targets. We are very pleased that he is joining us as a full time member of the team."
"ATG Danmon UK has long been one of the most successful broadcast SI service providers," Howard Dixon adds. "Its project casebook stretches back over 20 years and includes major broadcasters in the UK, mainland Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The company's success stems both from an understanding of the technology and the ergonomic issues involved in designing systems which are easy for non-technical people to operate."
Howard Dixon joined Dynamic Technology on a subcontractual basis as a Commissioning Engineer in 1989, progressing to work with Dega Broadcast and later Sony Systems where he managed projects on both sides of the Atlantic. In 2004 he joined Ascent Media as Senior Project Manager, active for clients such as Lifetime TV and NBC. For the past four years he has provided broadcast integration services on a subcontractual basis to clients including Al Jazeera London, JRTV Jordan, Fidelity UK, Fidelity Hong Kong, Sir John Moores University Liverpool, RTE Dublin and RTE Cork.
Part of the Danmon Group, ATG Danmon UK has been at the forefront of the transition from videotape to the file-based technology now used throughout the industry. It has also assisted many clients in the construction of IT-based automated file workflow system, high-definition studios, master control rooms and playout facilities, as well as the upgrade of existing SD systems to HD and UHD. By embracing tomorrow's technology, ATG Danmon UK delivers maximum value through close co-operation with suppliers and customers, leading to mutually beneficial long-term relationships.
ATG Danmon UK also offers a comprehensive range of products and services including transcoding and automated workflow management, accelerated global file transfer, media workflow-design, project-planning, equipment installation, software-configuration, commissioning, documentation, on-site training plus ongoing support and maintenance.
With offices in Asia, Denmark, Germany, the Middle East, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom, the Danmon Group thinks globally and acts locally to support customers with its highly experienced sales and engineering teams.