Leading Media Systems Integrator Media Group International has consolidated a period of rapid expansion by announcing three new staff appointments.
The new recruits, who are all based at MGIs headquarters in Doha, include Jim White, Tyrone Donnelly and Jacqulyn Hamilton, all of whom have extensive experience in their specific areas of operation. Their decision to join MGI indicates the companys growing importance in the international broadcast industry, which is allowing it to attract the very best talent and thus significantly strengthen its team.
Formerly with BSkyB, Jim White has joined MGI as Solutions Architect and is now working closely with MGIs designers, engineers and operations teams to deliver projects that meet each customers technology needs. During his tenure at BSkyB, Jim White was responsible for the overall design of Skys Broadcast, Campus, and Data Centre networks. He also holds Ciscos CCIE accreditation and has extensive experience designing IP networks specifically for broadcast covering the entire workflow chain from content acquisition and contribution through to online and satellite playout.
Tyrone Donnelly, who has been appointed MGIs Broadcast Solutions Architect, previously worked for companies such as BSkyB, Avid Technology and Sony Professional Services Europe. He has extensive knowledge in the creation and delivery of complex broadcast systems and over 10 years experience leading numerous successful multi-million dollar projects. Tyrone has particular expertise in sports broadcasting, having delivered production systems and managed content and workflows at the Doha Asian Games and two FIFA World Cups.
Jacqulyn Hamilton joins MGI as Head of Global Project Management. With twenty years experience in program management, Jacqulyn has worked for a number of Fortune 100 international firms managing complex global Project Management Offices and multimillion dollar project portfolios. Most recently, she was the global head of PMO for a Singaporean management consulting firm with offices throughout China and Southeast Asia. Coming just months after MGI was awarded the British Standards Institutes ISO 9001:2008 certification the worlds most recognized quality management standard Jacqulyns appointment indicates MGI ongoing commitment to invest in first rate process and project management.
Paul Hennessy, CEO of MGI, says: Since rebranding as Media Group International, we have focused on strengthening our leading position in the systems integration market by ensuring that we have first rate staff in all key positions. Jacqulyn, Jim and Tyrone bring valuable knowledge in areas such as project management, IT and broadcast infrastructure and this, along with their experience in dealing with customers and third party suppliers, makes them important members of the MGI team. We are very pleased to welcome them to the company.
Media Group International has over 35 years experience of systems integration in the Gulf region and represents many worldwide manufacturers. These include Avid Technology, Quantel, SeaChange,, Vinten Broadcast Ltd, Telestream, Vizrt and EVS Broadcasting. It also serves TV channels and networks, movie studios and network operators in the region, providing telecommunications, broadcasting, integrated systems and state-of-the-art security.