Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
08/12/2004

FOR-A appoints new senior management for UK operations

FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of systems for the security, broadcast and professional video industries, has announced the appointment of Jackson Kitahara and Haruyuki Tomihara as Managing Director and Technical Director of FOR-A UK, respectively.
Jackson Kitahara, who established FOR-A’s UK operations in 1985, returns to FOR-A UK following postings at the company’s Boston and Los Angeles operations. As MD of FOR-A UK, Kitahara’s remit is to drive sales further in the European market. He has been with the company for 26 years and replaces Hiroshi Nakao who has joined FOR-A’s operations at HQ in Tokyo, Japan.
Haruyuki Tomihara has worked with FOR-A for 20 years having started out in the company’s R&D centre where he helped to develop its broadcast component switchers. He has also held the position of West Coast Sales Manager, where he was based out of FOR-A’s LA office, before moving on to the Boston office.
“It is very exciting to return to FOR-A UK and help drive the company through the next stage in its development,” said Jackson Kitahara. “During his time in the UK Hiroshi Nakao built a strong foundation which we can now build on.”
(GB)
Promotion Hire

Top Broadcast News Stories

28/11/2014
BBC Orchestral Toolkit Launches
Universal Publishing Production Music's label, BBC Production Music has launched the 'BBC Orchestral Toolkit'. Created by UPPM composers Marten Joustr
28/11/2014
Cornucopia Films Adopts Mistika System
Cornucopia Film Co. Ltd has invested in a Mistika 4K finishing and colour grading system to deliver high-end post production services to its clients.
28/11/2014
Sennheiser UK To Exhibit At PLASA Glasgow
Sennheiser UK is to travel to Scotland in December for the PLASA Glasgow, which is being held on the 2nd and 3rd at the SECC, Glasgow. Stand C04 will
28/11/2014
Production News : Voice Cast For The Peanuts Movie Revealed
The voice cast for The Peanuts Movie has been revealed by 20th Century Fox. The CG-animated feature comes from producer Paul Feig (Bridesmaids), direc
28/11/2014
Pod Hire: Vehicle And Kit Hire For A Compact Future
Recently launched rental company Pod Hire embraces the future with its innovative solution to location shooting. Pod Hire has designed and built an al
28/11/2014
Moldova Selects Snell Switching Systems
General Media Group Moldova has announced it is using Snell routing, infrastructure and production switching systems. The Snell equipment was supplied
27/11/2014
Audio Network Release Undiscovered 4
Audio Network has relaunched its Undiscovered talent discovery initiative with the release of Undiscovered 4. The relaunch is part of Audio Network's
27/11/2014
HARMAN's Studer Presents 3D Speaker Management Systems
At the Tonmeistertagung conference, Peter Glaettli of HARMAN's Studer and Etienne Corteel of Sonic Emotion presented a paper titled, 3D Speaker Manage
27/11/2014
Production News : Blinkbox Movies Signs Deal With EFD
Blinkbox Movies has signed a deal with Entertainment Film Distributors (EFD), bringing its content offering to 100% of major new films released in the
27/11/2014
TUK Ltd Launch D UNIVERSAL Series Audio, Video And Data Connectors
TUK Ltd has a well established reputation for high quality connectivity for the broadcast market. Working in collaboration with Canford Audio, the UK-