NEP has announced Jeff Hughes has joined the company as chief operating officer.
Hughes will report to the company’s new CEO Brian Sullivan and will cover NEP’s operating segments: Broadcast Services, Media Solutions and Live Events.
Hughes joins NEP from Fox Networks’ Digital Consumer Group where he was president and COO. He has also previously worked as CTO at BSkyB.
“The Media industry is experiencing an unprecedented amount of change, with trends like the move to centralised and virtual production accelerating. NEP’s deep experience and technological expertise is perfectly positioned to help customers navigate this change, while leveraging our leadership to grow further and faster,” said Brian Sullivan, CEO of NEP Group. “The times demand that we have strong global partnerships and client-focused innovation, so it’s important that we have the right people in place to move us forward in those areas. Jeff is knowledgeable, approachable and inspiring as a leader. Having watched his career and seen his work and results first-hand, I’m confident he will be a strong addition to NEP.”
“I am incredibly excited to join an industry leader like NEP, which is so well positioned to continue to grow,” added Jeff Hughes. “I’m looking forward to meeting our teams worldwide and our customers to learn more about their operating goals and needs, and to help our customers think through how we can help them adapt to the changes we’re seeing. I’m confident that, with the team we have, and the customers we serve, we will continue to lead the industry and have incredible opportunities ahead of us.”