Neil Foster appointed COO and CFO of ChyronHego
WORLD: ChyronHego has enjoyed a surge of global growth recently, such as its acquisition of Click Effects. In order to support this global expansion, the company has appointed a new chief operating officer and chief financial officer in Neil Foster, who will also join the board of directors.
‘With his rich experience in executive-level management at high-profile, global enterprises, Neil will play a valued leadership role in our rapidly growing company,’ said ChyronHego CEO and president, Johan Apel. ‘We're very privileged to welcome Neil to our senior management team as we continue to deepen and scale our operations in support of our continued expansion in global markets.’
Mr Foster comes with over 25 years of experience in executive roles within the media, technology and entertainment industries. His most recent role prior to joining ChyronHego was at video game developer and publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc, where he served as executive vice president, operations. Possessing an MBA from Harvard Business School, Mr Foster has also had great success in executive roles across various areas of Sony Music Entertainment.
‘I am thrilled to join ChyronHego and Johan's team at this exciting time in the company's evolution,’ said Mr Foster, who will be based in the company’s Melville, New York headquarters. ‘With innovative products and services that empower graphics and data for the broadcast and sports industries, ChyronHego is well-positioned as a leader in one of technology's most attractive vertical markets for software applications. I'm looking forward to applying my strategic, operational, and financial expertise to help ChyronHego create value for shareholders.’