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Harris appoints new Director of Broadcast Communications division

Sally Wallington has joined Harris as regional director of its Broadcast Communications business. She will be responsible for growing the Harris broadcast business and driving the region's sales operation in the territory comprising the UK, Ireland, Israel, South Africa and Central Africa and will be based at Harris'European headquarters in Winnersh.

Previously, Wallington held editorial and operational roles at Flextech and Channel 4 in London, and Network Ten in Sydney, Australia. She has over 25 years in the broadcast industry, and managed the professional services operation for Encoda's media business before and after its acquisition by Harris.

"We are delighted to make this announcement, as Sally has been a pivotal member of the Harris team in Europe for a number of years," said Richard Scott, vice president, Europe, the Middle East and Africa operations, for Harris Broadcast Communications. "She was instrumental in the integration of the Encoda business when Harris made that acquisition and has since proved to be a significant asset to our growing business. With her wealth of industry experience in management and business development, Sally is ideally suited to this new sales role within Harris Broadcast's European operations."