Vislink Creates Worldwide Services Group

Dan McIntyre has been appointed managing director of Vislink Services, a newly formed business unit in Vislink Group, a U.K.-based provider of microwave and satellite services.

Vislink Services will work the newly formed News & Entertainment, Law Enforcement and Public Safety and Marine & Energy business units within Vislink to deliver professional and technical service elements of Secure Communications to the TV broadcast, law enforcement, public safety, defense, marine and energy markets. VisLink Services consolidates the professional and technical services resources from Advent Communications, Hernis Scan Systems, Link Research, Microwave Radio Communications and Western Technical Services.

McIntyre, a long-time executive with Microwave Radio Communications, is formerly General Manager of Vislink Services US and will be based at MRC’s facility in N. Billerica, Mass.

“With the formation of Vislink Services and the News & Entertainment, Law Enforcement & Public Safety and Marine and Energy business units, Vislink is better organized around its customers,” said Duncan Lewis, chief executive of Vislink plc, “and Vislink Services will provide the professional and technical services in offices around the globe so we can deliver total turnkey Secured Communications solutions in all our markets.

Vislink has annual sales of GBP 100 million and more than 450 staff worldwide. In addition to its U.K. headquarters, it has offices in the U.S., Singapore and Dubai.