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Lucy O’Brien appointed CTO at EMG Group

She has been tasked with continuing to drive the company's transition to IP technology

Lucy O’Brien is moving on from her role as head of technology and operations at GB News to join EMG Group as chief technology officer.

She will lead EMG’s technical strategy, develop its technological roadmap, manage its country CTOs across Europe and the United States and be responsible for recruiting the technical team at the Group.

O’Brien has also been tasked with continuing to drive the company’s transition to IP technology and enhancing EMG’s IP broadcast workflow diPloy; alongside developing EMG’s remote and decentralised production capabilities. She will report into EMG’s COO Bevan Gibson and will be based at EMG’s UK HQ in High Wycombe.

Prior GBNews, O’Brien was head of field operations at ITN and has also held engineering positions at Sky, Discovery and Arqiva, among others.

Speaking about her new role, she said: “I’m excited to be joining an established market leader like EMG. The group has some of the best engineering minds in the industry and I relish the chance to shape its technical journey and support in EMG in achieving even more success in the market.”