Scott Kinlyside appointed local MD of EMG/Gravity Media

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His appointment follows the merger of the two broadcast companies earlier this year.

EMG/Gravity Media has appointed Scott Kinlyside as managing director of Australia following the merger of the two broadcast companies earlier this year.

In the role, he will oversee strategic leadership and operational and financial management to drive the company’s growth. The business’ recent projects include Recent projects include The Voice, Dancing with the Stars, Australian Idol, The Masked Singer, Australia’s Got Talent, Deal or No Deal, 1% Club and I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here for Australia, UK and Germany.

Kinlyside brings 30 years of production and operational experience to the role, across the media, technology and creative industries. He was previously the business administration and commercial director for Gravity Media’s Australian business, and oversaw commercial and business development initiatives, business processes, and leadership of the company’s finance, HR, and legal functions.

“Beyond our technology and facilities, each member of our team plays a vital role in our success, and we have some of the most talented people in the business supporting our clients. I look forward to cultivating new partnerships, developing our service offerings and pushing the boundaries for a vibrant future,” he said.

Peter Bates, CEO of the UK, USA, Australia and Middle East, welcomed Kinlyside’s appointment and added: “Together, we are poised for an exciting chapter in EMG / Gravity Media’s story, and we look forward to the prosperous future ahead under Scott’s leadership.”

Kinlyside’s appointment comes after a slew of leadership changes at EMG/Gravity Media. This includes Warwick Lynch as chief financial officer, Stéphane Vermersch as chief transformation and M&A officer, Sean Seamer as chief commercial and strategy officer, Wendy Stanborough leading HR.
Meanwhile Peter Bates, Bart De Maeyer and Bruno Gallais take on regional CEO roles leading EMG/Gravity Media teams in key global territories including UK, The Netherlands, and France, respectively.
In Belgium, EMG/Gravity Media’s operation will continue to be led by Dirk Theunis, Rene Steinbusch will continue to lead the Germany operation and Claudio Cavalotti will continue to lead the Group’s operation in Italy and BOOST Graphics.
Shaun Gregory
, chief executive officer of EMG/Gravity Media, said the appointments mark a significant step in strengthening the company’s position as an industry leader, driving growth in the broadcasting, media, and production landscape.
“The new leadership team’s combined expertise aligns seamlessly with our vision for the future and their collective skills, experience and strategic vision will be instrumental in steering EMG/Gravity Media through the exciting opportunities that are ahead.”
See also:
Live broadcast companies EMG and Gravity Media merge

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