Broadcast metadata and transcription service provider, Take 1, has hired Stephen Stewart to fill the newly created position of chief operating officer. The appointment is part of a broader restructure of the company’s senior management teamto support their ambitious service and technology expansion plans.
With the previous role as vice president of global content operations for the BBC as well as positions at Red Bee Media and Deluxe, Stewart is a broadcast and production operations specialist with broad experience.
As Take 1 COO, Stewart will lead the transition of Take 1 Cloudsolutions into production and implement processes to both maintain the company’s security credentials and secure additional industry accreditations. He will also be responsible for developing the company’s access services department and for implementing efficiencies across their global workforce. Stewart will join Take 1 on 16 December 2019 and will report directly to Take 1 CEO, Louise Tapia, from their UK head office.
“Stephen is a respected and accomplished leader and we’re thrilled that he’s chosen to join the Take 1 team,” said Take 1 CEO, Louise Tapia. “His global operations experience in the broadcast and broader media industry makes him a perfect fit for our future growth plans across our international sites.”