Alistair Brown to leave STV

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It is announced that Alistair Brown, Chief Technology & Platforms Officer, has decided to leave STV at the end of June after ten successful years leading the Company’s digital and technology strategy. This decision was taken by Alistair Brown having elected not to put himself forward for a new role of Managing Director of a newly formed digital business.
As a result of the introduction of a new divisional structure, confirmed as part of the Company’s strategic review announced today, the technology function will be embedded into divisional operating businesses. 
Alistair joined the Company in 2008 to lead an emerging digital strategy. This included the launch of the successful STV Player. Later in 2011, Alistair was also assigned responsibility for the Company’s broadcast technology and IT functions in an enhanced role of Chief Technology & Platforms Officer. 
Latterly, Alistair has led the delivery of a new broadcast playout infrastructure and the deployment of state of the art media management infrastructure to service digital and broadcast platforms, providing the business with future proofed technology platforms.

Simon Pitts, Chief Executive Officer, said: “Alistair has done a terrific job at STV and leaves a positive legacy of progress across digital and technology delivered throughout his successful tenure.  He leaves the Company with our thanks and best wishes for continued success in the future.”

Alistair Brown, Chief Technology & Platforms Officer, said: “I am extremely proud to have worked at STV for the last 10 years and to have contributed to our many successes during this period.  STV is a fantastic place to work and I count myself very lucky to have worked with such a talented, innovative and committed group of people.  I wish the team and STV all the very best for the future.”
For more information, please contact the STV press office:
Ellen Drummond
0141 300 3341 / 07803 970 143