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Ascent Media Appoints Henderson As Managing Director

Ascent Media Network Services have announced that it has appointed Roger Henderson as Managing Director of its content distribution business in Europe.
Henderson, who will be based in London, will have operational, strategic, and financial responsibility for network origination and connectivity services in the region.
Margaret Craig, Ascent Media Network Services COO commented: "This is an exciting and challenging time for our clients in the media industry. The transition to file-based systems is a keystone of their strategies to remain competitive in a fast-moving world full of new approaches to content delivery," said to whom Henderson will report."
Craig added: "Roger's broad experience will be instrumental in our ability to seamlessly implement this next generation of services. His deep understanding of both the UK market and the broader media landscape will enable us to better align our services to the increasingly global needs of our clients. We are delighted to have Roger on board to lead our European content distribution business, and look forward to his involvement as a key member of our global leadership team."
Henderson has a broad track record in the television industry, having managed high profile technology suppliers and more recently served as co-founder of a video content development company. From 1996 to 2003 Henderson was President and CEO of Chyron Corporation, a publicly quoted equipment provider to the broadcast and professional video sectors. From 1983-1996 Henderson filled a range of technical and managerial roles at Pro-Bel Software, culminating in the position of Managing Director. During this time he helped the automation company develop one of the industry's first Media Asset Management products. He was also was a key player in the execution of the sale of Pro-Bel to Chyron.
Henderson was enthusiastic about his new appointment: "I am very excited by this new role, which gives me an outstanding opportunity to help shape the company's market presence as a leading provider of outsourced services to the electronic media and entertainment industries."
Ascent Media Network Services (AMNS) specialises in network origination, content distribution and systems consulting, engineering, integration and support.
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