Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
2/4/2008 10:30 AM
Promotes Tony Finizio to US Chief Operating Officer and appoints Morgan Kurk as new President of MRC
Vislink plc (“ Vislink Group”) today announced a significant strengthening of its corporate management in the US with the promotion of Tony Finizio to the new position of US Chief Operating Officer and the appointment of Morgan Kurk as President of MRC.
In his new role as US COO, Tony will continue to report to Vislink Group Chief Executive Ian Scott-Gall, and will have responsibility for the implementation of the Vislink Group‘s strategic plans in the US. Foremost amongst those plans are the implementation of the North American Technical Services Plan and the strengthening of Vislink Group‘s channels to market and product portfolio in the Broadcast, Defense, Law Enforcement and Security markets through organic growth and possible strategic acquisitions.
Tony was appointed President of MRC on the company‘s acquisition by the Vislink Group in July 2000 and was also appointed to the Board of Directors‘ of Vislink plc in December 2004. He held senior management roles running a number of technology companies before joining MRC in November 1999.
Morgan Kurk is joining MRC from Andrew Wireless Solutions Group, where he was Vice President and General Manager of the Wireless Innovations (WIG) business unit. Under his leadership the WIG team has seen substantial growth in sales and made key financial contributions to Andrew Corporation. Morgan has been part of the WIG team for more than ten years.
Morgan has a strong technical background, having graduated in Electrical Engineering from Brown University, a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Master‘s of Management in Finance and Marketing from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Business.
Ian Scott-Gall, Chief Executive of the Vislink Group said “MRC has achieved remarkable success over the past 7 years and with these two senior appointments the Group is well positioned to take advantage of opportunities in both our current and emerging US markets.”
Jacqueline Roy +1 978.671.5891
Marketing Communications Manager
Ian Scott-Gall +44 1488 685500
Chief Executive, Vislink plc
Tony Finizio +1 978.671.5877
COO Vislink Holdings, Inc
About Vislink plc - Vislink plc is a fully listed UK quoted company and is a leading supplier of microwave radio and satellite transmission products for the broadcast and security markets and of CCTV systems for the marine security market. Vislink, Inc DB as MRC is a subsidiary of Vislink Holdings, Inc itself a subsidiary of Vislink plc.