UK - Creative Technology's London operation has contracted business development professional Ben Philpott, specialising in broadcast media.

Having initially trained at the BBC, Ben spent many years as a freelance lighting cameraman for all the major international broadcasters and production companies. Ben then moved in to international sales and marketing, successfully developing the market for cutting edge LED lighting technology and subsequently with a variety of technology, audio visual and media companies.

Ben said, "I am absolutely delighted to have joined the broadcast team at Creative Technology. With my experience of working at the sharp end of production and LED technology, coupled with the class-leading expertise and technology that Creative Technology brings to the sector, we are committed more than ever to providing the best solutions and services to our broadcast clients.

"This is an exciting time to be working in LED displays, especially as higher production values are constantly being demanded, and I am looking forward to supporting the work of designers and production companies".

Mark Elliott, managing director of Creative Technology Europe, commented, "We've been looking to up our game in the TV and entertainment industries, so we're really pleased to have Ben on board. His specialist experience within the broadcast sector will be a great asset enabling us to carefully tailor our services to the individual needs of those clients."

(Jim Evans)

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