The newly formed business unit of AGS will be headed up by veteran sports production expert Peter Angell, who joins the group as Managing Director, Appario Media Services (AMS) with immediate effect. Angell has a long history of involvement at the highest levels of the sports media industry in a 25-year career, having overseen broadcast production and operations at TEAM Marketing, HBS/Infront, and most recently Lagardère Sports and Media, where he was SVP Global Media Production.
Commenting on the appointment, AGS Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer Max von Braun said: “We are delighted that Peter is joining AGS at a pivotal moment as we launch our exciting new developments in the field of LED technology and bring to market highly scalable end-to-end service solutions for the delivery of multi-channel advertising, TV & movie production and other applications. AMS will deliver a crucial component of the value chain and his unparalleled experience ensures we can deliver turnkey media services of the highest quality to the market.”
David Tyler, Executive Director of AGS, added: “The creation of AMS is an important next step in the development of AGS and its service offerings. We recognize the need to offer our partners full-service solutions for AGS’s ground-breaking technologies across a range of sectors. Peter has the experience and expertise to drive the growth of this new unit, and enable AMS to offer first-class broadcast solutions on a global basis.”