RR Media

February 23, 2016 07:00 ET

David Treadway Joins RR Media as Joint Managing Director, Europe

Broadcast and Media Industry Leader Appointed to Spearhead Western European Media Centre That Offers Entire Range of Broadcast and Digital Media Services

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2016) - RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM), a leading provider of global digital media services to the broadcast and media industries, announces today the appointment of business leader David Treadway as the joint Managing Director for Europe. Mr. Treadway will join existing Managing Director for Europe, Simon Kay, who will continue to focus on his role as Head of Global Content Preparation. Mr. Treadway brings both experience and a proven track record of growth in the broadcast sector and joins RR Media having previously been CEO of WRN Broadcast, where he was the driving force behind its transformation, growth and success as a global broadcast management and distribution company before its sale. Prior to this, Mr. Treadway held a number of senior executive roles at Virgin Media, 3i plc and the BBC.

In his new role at RR Media, Mr. Treadway will be responsible for developing & enhancing RR Media's 24/7 broadcast services, including channel origination, multi-platform and distribution from RR Media's European Media Centre in London.

RR Media's CEO, Avi Cohen, comments on the addition of David Treadway to senior management: "To have such an experienced business leader with proven track record in the broadcast and media industry join RR Media, helps to expand our business and customer base in Europe. He is vastly qualified to lead our team on a day-to-day level as we strive to continue evolving and improving our business and service offering in Europe."

RR Media's new joint Managing Director, Europe said: "I'm excited to be joining RR Media at this time. They sit ideally at the centre of a dynamic and exciting industry and are ideally positioned to capitalize on new and exciting business opportunities in the evolving media landscape. As content owners and broadcasters develop their content offering, RR Media will also be there to help with innovative solutions, enrich the user experience and grow revenues for customers."

About RR Media

RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM) works in partnership with the world's leading media players to transform content into valuable media assets. RR Media's complete ecosystem of digital media services maximize the potential of media and entertainment content, covering four main areas: smart global content distribution network with an optimized combination of satellite, fiber and the Internet; content management and channel origination; sports, news & live events; and online video services. RR Media provides scalable, converged digital media services to more than 1,000 broadcasters, content owners, sports leagues and right holders. Every day, the company manages and delivers over 24,000 hours of broadcast content, over 4,000 hours of online video and VOD content and over 350 hours of premium sports and live events. The company delivers content to 95% of the world's population reaching viewers of multiplatform operators, VOD platforms, online video and direct-to-home services. Visit the company's website

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