Sunday, April 14, 2024

EMG/Gravity Media Appoints Scott Kinlyside as Managing Director, Australia

EMG/Gravity Media has confirmed the appointment of Scott Kinlyside as Managing Director, Australia. According to the company, the appointment aligns with the group’s recent announcement of key global executive leadership positions, following the merger of EMG and Gravity Media to form one of the largest broadcast and technology production companies globally.

As Managing Director, Scott will steer strategic leadership, and manage operational and financial aspects to further the company’s development in Australia. Boasting 30 years of production and operational experience across media, technology, and creative industries, Scott previously held the role of Business Administration and Commercial Director within the company, orchestrating administration, commercial, and business development initiatives, as well as overseeing finance, HR, and legal functions.

The leadership reinforcement comes on the heels of the announcement of key positions within the merged entities of EMG/Gravity Media, including Warwick Lynch as Chief Financial Officer, Stéphane Vermersch as Chief Transformation and M&A Officer, and Sean Seamer as Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer. Wendy Stanborough is spearheading HR, with Peter Bates, Bart De Maeyer, and Bruno Gallais as Regional CEOs leading teams in the UK, The Netherlands, and France, respectively.

Dirk Theunis continues to head the Belgian operations, with Rene Steinbusch and Claudio Cavalotti leading the charge in Germany and Italy, including the BOOST Graphics brand, respectively.

Shaun Gregory, Chief Executive Officer of EMG/Gravity Media, expressed confidence in the enhanced leadership structure.

“This marks a significant step forward in consolidating the company’s stature as a frontrunner in the industry and propelling growth in the dynamic landscape of broadcasting, media, and production,”he said. “The collective prowess of the new leadership aligns perfectly with our vision for the future. Their wealth of skills, experience, and strategic foresight will be pivotal in navigating EMG/Gravity Media through the promising opportunities that lie ahead.”

Commenting on his new role, Scott Kinlyside remarked, “As Managing Director, I’m committed to cultivating a future rich in innovation, creativity, and expansion with our proficient team in Australia. Leveraging the strengths of our merged organisation, we’ll continue to excel in delivering top-tier services and pushing the envelope in this vibrant industry.”

Peter Bates, CEO of the UK, USA, Australia & Middle East, added: “We’re elated to welcome Scott as our Managing Director in Australia. With this unified team, we’re well-equipped for a riveting new chapter in EMG/Gravity Media’s narrative, and anticipate a prosperous trajectory under Scott’s stewardship.”


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