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Scott Jolly appointed COO of MediaHub Australia as the company restructures for the future
SYDNEY, 14 October 2020 – MediaHub Australia has always been a forward-thinking organisation and now, after over a decade of continued success, the company has made its most significant restructuring since its launch as it positions itself to professionally manage the changing world of broadcast technology and consumer viewing habits. The most significant new appointment and one of many, is Scott Jolly being promoted to the role of Chief Operating Officer.
MediaHub CEO Alan Sweeney explained, “As an organisation MediaHub has never sat still and has always led from the front. While the future is clear to us requiring a move to cloud-based operations with a different focus around IP technology, we have equally applied caution in selecting an appropriate platform which is fully IP rather than a hybrid of IP and traditional SDI. Now, with MediaHub’s selection of Ateme as our IP value chain partner, we can and will accelerate our move away from our legacy broadcast technology. With these Technology Platform changes come an essential restructuring which adds further significant value to the organisation. Scott’s promotion to COO is just one of those significant value-adds.”
MediaHub CEO, Alan Sweeney
To that end as COO Jolly now has full responsibility for the day-to-day operations of MediaHub. He will continue to report to Alan Sweeney but takes on added board responsibilities. He will also provide Sweeney with assistance in new business development.
Sweeney added, “This is a very exciting time for Scott and the whole team. My role will refocus to the guiding and continual development of MediaHub’s medium to long term strategy and continued marketing efforts.”
MediaHub has made other substantial changes to their management and operational structure with, amongst others, current Executive Head of Technology, Simon Scott, now also reporting to Scott Jolly.
Additional promotions include Scott Whittaker becoming Technology Solutions Manager, Michael Kennedy as Technology Support and Communications Manager, David Macgee into Operations Manager, Jacob Gorrie as Senior Solutions Architect, Sanjay Kumar becomes Senior IT Systems Engineer, Adam Zattera as IT Systems Engineer and Hayden Anderson becoming IT Systems Engineer. Adam Durant will also take on Channel Manager responsibilities for the ABC in the new year.
Alan Sweeney concluded, “This is the beginning of a very exciting phase for MediaHub, our clients and the entire media and broadcasting landscape in Australia and beyond. We will soon commence recruiting specialists in areas such as IT to further underpin our move into the emerging cloud-based Technologies and in turn, further leverage our growing partnership with our video delivery infrastructure solutions provider, Ateme.”
MediaHub Australia’s new COO, Scott Jolly
MediaHub Australia’s CEO, Alan Sweeney
Epson named Number 1 sustainable company
By Forbes JAPAN
SYDNEY, 14 October 2021 – After an exhaustive assessment and evaluation process, Epson has been named the Forbes JAPAN Number 1 sustainable company
Epson Global President, Yasunori Ogawa, on the cover of Forbes JAPAN 100 Most Sustainable Companies issue
Sustainability has played a major part in Epson’s corporate approach and philosophy for some time with the company achieving and further targeting some major milestones in this area.
Notably Epson recently revised its 10-year long-term vision to include a definitive commitment to developing technology that significantly contributes to the environment and a long-term perspective that creates sustainable value.
Epson also recently embarked on a campaign with National Geographic entitled, “Turn Down the Heat” where they engaged with Professor Katey Walter Anthony, her research on the Arctic warming and the effects of melting permafrost ice on the speed of global warming. As part of the campaign Katey uses Epson’s innovative inkjet printers whose Heat-Free Technology uses up to 94% less energy1 and power than comparable laser printers.
Earlier this year Epson announced it will be joining RE100, a global initiative that brings together the world’s most influential businesses driving the transition to 100% renewable electricity.
The company also announced that its worldwide group sites will all meet their electricity needs from 100% renewable energy sources (renewable electricity) by 2023.
With growing global interest in societal issues such as the environment and energy, Epson established its Environmental Vision 2050 to express its commitment to environmental management, and subsequently rolled out various measures aimed at achieving this.
The Paris Agreement subsequently established decarbonisation targets, and Epson created a scenario to achieve by FY2025 science-based targets aimed at achieving these goals. This scenario included the use of renewable electricity as an important theme, and Epson made plans and implemented measures to expand its use over the long term.
The company has established its policy as it seeks to accelerate its plans to become a leading environmental company, and with the belief that climate change represents a serious corporate risk and that Epson must play a greater role in mitigating that risk as it rolls out its business worldwide.
Epson Global President, Yasunori Ogawa, on the cover of Forbes JAPAN
No.87, November issue 2021.