TSL Opens a Representative Office in Singapore
John was head ofproduction and post-production at Star TV in Hong Kong from its launch in 1991before taking on a key role at Ascent Media Singapore in 1995 when theyconstructed the largest outsource creative services facility in South EastAsia. In 2004 he established his own consultancy, advising internationalclients such as Technicolor and Red Bee Media on their broadcast and digitalmedia strategies in the region.
"Asia is likely tosee healthy growth in the coming years, with expanding economies in countriessuch as Vietnam joining the massive growth in India and China," said DavidPhillips, MD of TSL. "As we showed in the Middle East with the investmentin our Dubai facility, it is vital to commit to a market through anon-the-ground presence."
"John Wigglesworth knows the regional market well and has significant experience translating the commercial and creative aspirations of broadcasters and content distributors into practical technology solutions," Phillips added. "He is the perfect choice for TSL and will, I'm sure, be a great ambassador for the company."
"The pace of change in Asia is relentless, both new and incumbent media players have to react fast to avoid losing audience share to innovative distribution platforms and disruptive markets," John Wigglesworth added.
"These companies increasingly value knowledgeable, independent advice when scoping a project, re-defining workflows, creating solutions, integrating increasingly IT based systems then delivering long term support and these are exactly the skills that TSL is known for. I am looking forward to the challenges of establishing TSL in Singapore and bringing their experience and expertise to clients in the region."
Celebrating 25 years of serving the broadcast industry, TSL is an international and truly independent systems integrator which has delivered major technology solutions to clients such as ESPN Star Sports, TVNZ and Star TV.TSL PPG (Professional Products Group) also designs, manufactures and sells an innovative range of audio monitoring units - boosted by the recent acquisition of Celtic Audio - as well as power management and tally signalling products.