– David Joel brings extensive broadcast experience from Deluxe Laboratories, ITV –
Imagen Ltd has appointed David Joel to the newly created role of Head of Business Development. Working alongside Fiona Coughlan, Sales and Marketing Director, David’s remit is to drive new business opportunities for Imagen’s award-winning enterprise video platform across all markets.
David joins the company after three years as Enterprise Business Development Director at Deluxe Laboratories. His role included identifying new market opportunities, delivering significant revenue growth from key clients and new customers, and taking new solutions and products such as Cloud Based Playout and auto metadata to markets and customers. Prior to this David spent nearly eight years at ITV as Broadcast Client Director – Controller Broadcast Operations, where he managed the entire Broadcast Ops chain and oversaw outsourced contracts such as access services and third party material management including delivery to new digital platforms. David was also Head of Broadcasting at Carlton Television for eight years prior to Carlton’s merger with Granada plc which formed ITV plc.
Tom Blake, Managing Director, Imagen, said, “David’s track record of developing business opportunities speaks for itself. His extensive broadcast experience gives him great technical understanding, while his personable approach enables him to present the benefits of our solutions. We are confident that David will make a major contribution as we continue on our growth path.”
David Joel commented, “I see a strong opportunity for a product like Imagen in the digital space – it is adaptable to almost all digital workflows, and it has a place in the exposure of the content ecosystem. The company also works in a very collaborative, customer-focused way, treating its customers as partners and ensuring that the solutions fulfil their needs. I’m very excited to join such a driven company with so much potential for growth.”