Management Team

Management Team

Ian Brotherston

Ian Brotherston

Chief Executive Officer
Bernard Clark

Bernard Clark

Founder & Chairman
Kim Thesiger

Kim Thesiger

Founder
Mark Beard

Mark Beard

Senior Vice President Commercial
Jean-Louis Lods

Jean-Louis Lods

Senior Vice President Strategy and Development
Arkadiusz Musial

Arkadiusz Musial

Head of Software Development
Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

Senior Vice President and General Manager, APAC
Patch Khan

Patch Khan

Senior Vice President Technology & Operations and General Manager, NL
David Padmore

David Padmore

Senior Vice President Content Services and General Manager, UK
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Ian Brotherston

Chief Executive Officer

Ian joined TVT in February 2015 as CEO. He has been instrumental in enabling the rapid expansion of the company, strengthening the management team with the appointment of a number of leading industry players with global expertise and experience.

Under Ian’s leadership, TVT has achieved enormous revenue growth, securing important contracts with broadcasters, content owners and TV service providers around the world. He has also driven the delivery of a number of key service offerings, including the launch of ContentSelect, the company’s innovative content management platform, and the formalisation of a full Access Services Business unit in June 2017. On July 12 2017, he spearheaded TVT’s game-changing acquisition of DMC, extending the company’s overall leadership position and bringing together an end-to-end content services and logistics offering.

Prior to joining TVT, Ian was head of Broadcast and Media Services in the UK at Ericsson. He helped to shape Ericsson’s entry into the media services market and was instrumental in its acquisition of Red Bee Media in 2014. He has previously held a number of senior positions in media businesses, including Chairman and CEO of DailyMotion, CEO at Qype (a social media and recommendations creator), Commercial Director at Red Bee Media and international roles at BT and AT&T.

Ian holds a BA in English and Politics, and an MBA from Warwick Business School (University of Warwick) and attended the Corporate Finance Programme at London Business School.

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Bernard Clark

Founder & Chairman

Bernard Clark is TVT’s Founder and Chairman, having established the company (formerly TTL) in 1994, alongside Kim Thesiger.

Prior to launching TVT, Bernard has had an extensive career within the broadcast industry, joining the BBC in 1968 and eventually working as a BBC Correspondent, reporting for Nationwide, originating Watchdog and Bookmark, and leaving to set up Clark TV, a PACT independent production company, which has been running since 1985.

In 2008 Harper Collins published his best selling book, A Mother Like Alex.

TVT Media - Team - Kim Thesiger

Kim Thesiger

Founder

Kim is the co-founder of TVT Media and helped to spearhead the company’s launch back in 1994. Kim has over 20 years of experience working in all areas of broadcasting, from independent production to international versioning. He is currently Group Director for Asia Pacific and plays a leading management role in developing relationships with TVT Media’s key clients.

Kim has also spent over a decade working in the internet and digital media industries, helping to co-found Webcast Ltd and Gossiptel, the UK’s first internet telephony company. He also co-founded and formerly co-chaired the UK’s Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) providers’ trade association, the Internet Telephony Service Providers’ Association (ITSPA).

Kim trained in Film and TV production at the Bournemouth and Poole College of Art and Design, UK.

TVT Media - Team - Mark Beard

Mark Beard

Senior Vice President Commercial

As TVT’s Senior Vice President Commercial, Mark is responsible for driving international development and execution of the company commercial strategy. Mark is a seasoned commercial executive, who has built his 25-year career in the broadcast and media industry working with some of the industry’s leading broadcasters and service providers.

Mark has extensive experience in all aspects of broadcasting and content production, including channel and content distribution, technical and operational services, advertising, content production, sales of sponsorship and broadcast rights.

Throughout his career, Mark has held numerous roles at Globecast, BBC, Liberty, 2012 London Olympics, Ericsson and Red Bee Media respectively. Mark holds a Degree in Business Studies.

TVT Media – Team – Jean-Louis Lods

Jean-Louis Lods

Senior Vice President Strategy and Development

As Senior Vice President Strategy and Development, Jean-Louis is responsible for setting the innovation strategy and vision for the TVT Media business and enabling customers to gain a competitive advantage through the company’s leadership.

Jean-Louis joined DMC in 2000 and was involved in the commissioning of the original server-only broadcast platform for 16 channels at the company. He became DMC’s Director of Broadcast Operations in 2004, Head of Projects & Proposals in 2008 and Products Director in 2012. In his previous role as Director of Business Development at DMC, Jean-Louis managed new client relationships and helped define the requirements for new products and services.

Jean-Louis began his career as an editor of commercials in New Zealand, before traveling and taking postproduction editing positions in Soho London and News Corporation’s Star TV in Hong Kong in the late 1990s.

TVT Media - Team - Arkadiusz Musial

Arkadiusz Musial

Head of Software Development

As TVT’s Head of Software Development, Arkadiusz is responsible for leading the development of new software and innovations across TVT Media’s operations.

Since joining the company in 2010, Arkadiusz has been responsible for designing a number of scalable software and hardware solutions – including TVT’s ContentSelect and ContentView media management platforms. In 2013, he helped to launch TVT’s Krakow office and led the expansion of its software team across the region.

Prior to joining TVT, Arkadiusz worked across a wide variety of sectors, including finance (Jumpstart UK), insurance (Kew Insurance) and gaming (Drago Entertainment), where he honed his entrepreneurial knowledge and experience to develop and deliver a number of innovative and cutting-edge software technologies.

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Simon Jenkins

Senior Vice President and General Manager, APAC

Simon Jenkins is TVT’s Senior Vice President Operations and General Manager, APAC. In his role, Simon responsible for the strategic direction, operational delivery and senior client account management for TVT across South East Asia and Australia-New Zealand for all services including Broadcast Media Management, Compliance, Localisation and Channel Playout.

Prior to joining TVT in 2012, Simon held numerous senior operational roles at BBC Worldwide, where he was responsible for the successful delivery and full localisation of a continually expanding portfolio of international channels, digital versioning, compliance operations and delivery of video on demand.

Simon holds a Degree in Business Management and Marketing from Oxford Brookes University.

TVT Media – Team – Patch Khan

Patch Khan

Senior Vice President Technology & Operations and General Manager, NL

Patch is TVT’s Senior Vice President Technology & Operations, and General Manager of TVT Netherlands. Prior to joining TVT in April 2018, Patch held senior management positions at Viasat World, Turner International, Discovery Networks Asia Pacific, SONY Pictures Entertainment and consulted to some of the major media companies in various roles around the world.

In a career spanning over 25 years, Patch has been responsible for many transformational projects and been a key member of leadership teams providing strategic direction on new technology investments, applications and solutions pertaining to digital media, IT and media services. With his unique blend of operational, technical, IT infrastructure and commercial/business experience Patch is well placed to manage the teams within the organization to deliver it’s broad range of playout, content and media technologies services.

Patch graduated from Ravensbourne University obtaining a HND in Communications Engineering (Television & Broadcasting) and the General Management program at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

TVT Media - Team - David Padmore

David Padmore

Senior Vice President Content Services and General Manager, UK

David Padmore is Senior Vice President Content Services and General Manager, UK, having taken the lead in launching TVT’s Access Services business in June 2017.

Prior to joining TVT, David held a number of senior management positions at the BBC, Red Bee Media and Ericsson, where as Head of Access Services he led the Access Services division including subtitling for deaf and hard-of-hearing people, sign language translation and audio description for those with sight impairments. In this time, David helped to complete four international acquisitions and launched start-up operations in Canada, France and the US.

In a career spanning over 20 years, David has built deep understanding of the different roles and responsibilities needed to run a business within a large organisation, including extensive knowledge of strategy creation, new product development and commercial leadership.

David holds a BA in French Studies from the University of Hull and a Masters in Sociolinguistics from the University of West London.