As a Non-Executive Director, Kevin will constructively challenge and advise the leadership of Gravity Media on strategy, business development, and the company’s performance. He will also use his many years of experience in the industry and contacts to assist in the continuous growth of the business and ensure that the many long term relationships are maintained.
Kevin has worked in the broadcast industry for over 30 years, most recently as Chief Operating Officer of Gravity Media where he was responsible for the group’s global operations across all of its services.
Having held positions including senior technician for South Africa Broadcasting Corporation and technical manager responsible for facilities and manpower for outside broadcast, studio, news and flyaway facilities, Kevin left his native South Africa to become Engineering Manager for Gearhouse Broadcast in the UK.
Kevin worked his way from Engineering Manager in 1997 to Gravity Media’s Technical Director in 2004. In 2011 he was promoted to Gravity Media’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) where he was responsible for group-wide technical operations and oversaw the delivery of all large-scale projects. At the same time he became Managing Director (MD) of Gearhouse Broadcast in the UK where his responsibilities included managing the sales, rental, systems integration and flyaway projects teams.
Kevin’s career highlight is having been responsible for driving Gearhouse Broadcast technically and operationally to make the company the premier supplier of large scale facilities for the world’s largest sporting events. Whilst COO of Gravity Media, he was instrumental in helping the group expand the services offered globally and ensuring that technical excellence and client service were the company’s main focus.
Kevin is a regular speaker and panel member at industry conferences and events, including the SVG Summit.