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Arqiva appoints Dom Wedgwood as Chief Technology Officer
Arqiva, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dom Wedgewood as Chief Technology Officer.
Dom joins on 01 June 2023 and is appointed to Arqiva’s Executive Committee, reporting to CEO Shuja Khan.
Before joining Arqiva, Dom was Senior Vice President for Broadcast Technology and OTT Playback Experience at DAZN Group, the live and on-demand global sports streaming platform. While there, he had end-to-end accountability for the product management and technology teams across broadcast, network and streaming. Prior to this he was Broadcast Operations and Technology Director for Perform Group, managing services for sports rights holders and federations.
The Chief Technology Officer is a key role for the business and Dom joins at a pivotal moment, following a comprehensive programme of system transformation and platform consolidation.
Dom Wedgwood, Chief Technology Officer, Arqiva, said: “It is a great time to be joining Arqiva. This business has a great track record of delivering innovation for its customers, and industry at large, and I’m looking forward to continuing that work.
“This role has a broad and exciting scope. Building on Arqiva’s reputation for delivering world-class services, my team and I will be focused on developing solutions that accelerate innovation and growth for our customers through the use of new and emerging technologies.”
Shuja Khan, CEO, Arqiva, added: “Dom joins us at an exciting time and I’m immensely proud that we have someone of his calibre joining Arqiva. Having a strong customer perspective is critical for our new product portfolio across broadcast and utilities. The transition to IP and cloud is a key enabler within broadcast and media, and Dom’s direct experience of both these areas is an important factor in his appointment. He will also super-charge our efforts in our mission to help the utility sector digitise over the next decade
“Dom will be accountable for a technology function that enables Arqiva to provide best-in-class propositions to all our customers, regardless of industry and irrespective of where they are on their digital journey.”