Aferian plc (LON:AFRN), the B2B video streaming solutions company, has announced the appointment of Allen Broome to the Board as a Non-Executive Director, with immediate effect.
Allen is a technical leader with a proven track record of delivering innovative, reliable, scalable products and services. He is currently Chief Executive Officer at MediaKind, a leading provider of global media technology, having led its research and development organisation for two years as Chief Technology Officer. Allen has been at the forefront of pivotal technology change in the media industry for over 25 years, pioneering major transformations including VoIP, IP Video, Streaming Media and Cloud.
Since joining MediaKind in October 2019, Allen has helped advance the company’s teams in the industrialisation of broadcast-quality internet streaming and reshaped its portfolio to enable full-service solutions. Under his technology leadership, MediaKind’s 11-time Emmy-winning Engineering team has successfully broken down the barriers of live video delivery.
Mark Wells, Non-Executive Chairman of Aferian, said: “On behalf of the Board and our Aferian team, I would like to welcome Allen to the business. With a background in software development and having led pivotal technological change in the media industry, Allen brings strong experience to the Board. We welcome Allen’s additional technical leadership and mentoring to Aferian which will be hugely valuable as we continue in our strategic transition toward a software and services product-led business.”
The following information is being disclosed pursuant to Rule 17 and paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies.
Gregory Allen Broome (49 years old) has been a director or partner of the following companies during the five years preceding the date of the announcement:
|Current directorships and/or partnerships||Past directorships and/or partnerships|
|Mediakind Inc||Big Hope LLC|
|MK Systems USA Inc|