Miranda Reorders In OmniBus integration

Among the OmniBus personnel given new positions in the merged tech firm are Ian Fletcher, Mike Oldham, Greg Hoskin and John Wadle.

Miranda Technologies Inc., a worldwide provider of infrastructure, playout and monitoring systems for broadcasters and cable/satellite/IPTV operators, today announced that it has completed the first phase of its integration with recently acquired OmniBus Systems, the IT-based automated playout specialist.

“Overall, this integration process has been exceptionally smooth, and this reflects the widespread understanding of the logic and benefits behind the acquisition among our employees and customers”, says Miranda CEO Strath Goodship.

“Our management team now includes multiple former OmniBus Systems employees in key leadership roles, and the integration of our playout solutions is already well advanced, especially with respect to enhanced graphics and monitoring capabilities,” Goodahip adds.

In the new organization, Ian Fletcher has been appointed to chief technology officer–workflow and playout. Formerly OmniBus CTO, he will now be responsible for the development of the iTX automated playout system, as well as the graphics range.

Mike Oldham, previously OmniBus CEO, is now general manager–playout automation, Americas at Miranda. He will oversee Miranda’s new Denver office, and will also play a key role in major account management.

In Europe, Greg Hoskin will perform a similar role as general manager playout automation, EMEA, based in the Loughborough, U.K., office. He will also lead Miranda’s European sales engineering team. He was formerly OmniBus EVP, sales and marketing–EMEA & APAC.

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The sales engineering team in the Americas will be led by John Wadle, who has been appointed director–sales engineering and technology. He was formerly OmniBus VP of technology.

Miranda also announced that it has appointed Ray Bryan to the VP of operations, EMEA, based in Loughborough. Previously based at Miranda’s Grass Valley, Calif., office, Bryan will focus on strengthening the European service and support organization.


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