Phil Argyris Named CEO Of GatesAir
August 8, 2014 at 3:59 AM (PT)
GATESAIR, the former HARRIS BROADCAST transmission division, has upped EVP/R&D, Product Line Management and Marketing PHIL ARGYRIS to CEO, effective AUGUST 20th.
IMAGINE COMMUNICATIONS CEO CHARLIE VOGT said, "On MARCH 17th, we created IMAGINE COMMUNICATIONS and GATESAIR from the former HARRIS BROADCAST. Since then, I have been leading both companies as CEO. We have implemented a universally transparent technology vision, product direction and strategy for IMAGINE COMMUNICATIONS and GATESAIR. Appointing PHIL CEO of GATESAIR is optimal timing, particularly as the broadcast industry accelerates its conversion from analog to digital in many emerging countries around the world and as the UNITED STATES wireless spectrum repack nears."
ARGYRIS added, "GATESAIR has been at the forefront of architecting next-generation television and radio transmission and studio solutions for nearly 100 years, greatly advancing the world's continuing conversion to digital technology. With its financial strength, global scale and proven expertise, the company is ideally positioned to benefit from the emerging trends that are driving our industry forward, including development of new advanced digital standards, LTE network offload and continued expansion of radio and TV networks to meet the tremendous growth in content. I am energized by this opportunity to lead GATESAIR at such an exciting time."