Lawo Opens U.K. Subsidiary

The company has also announced four appointments for the new operation.
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RASTATT, Germany—German broadcast manufacturer Lawo has opened a subsidiary in the U.K. and appointed new members to its sales & support team.

James Walker (left), Oliver Hough, Devin Workman, Kadhim Boyd and Craig Newbury.

James Walker (left), Oliver Hough, Devin Workman, Kadhim Boyd and Craig Newbury.

The appointments include Kadhim Boyd, pre-sales and systems engineer; James Walker, solution architect; and Oliver Hough and Devin Workman, sales engineers.

“Lawo is investing heavily in the U.K. as part of a drive to keep up with increasing activity and opportunity in the area of IP processing and distribution, and management of IP-based media workflows,” said Craig Newbury, director of sales and operations, U.K. & Ireland, who is heading the new team.

The newly appointed staff has extensive broadcast experience. Boyd previously was senior engineer, technical sales manager and principal systems engineer at Snell; Walker was head of system architecture and delivery—live production and infrastructure at Grass Valley; Hough was U.K. & Ireland strategic sales manager for Vitec Production Solutions; and Workman has 20 years of professional audio experience and most recently worked at HHB Communications/Scrub.

More information is available on the Lawo website.