New GM for Argosy’s MENA operation
MENA: Graham Lay has been named as the new general manager of Argosy’s Middle Eastern operation. Mr Lay is a 15 year veteran of the cable industry and has spent the last five years with Argosy’s parent company IEWC, three of these focused on the Middle East.
Argosy has had a regional base in Dubai since 2010, Mr Lay’s new role is to manage the Middle East headquarters and its staff, as well as to further develop relationships with customers to ensure continued growth. Argosy’s ambition is to see the Middle East centre grow in staff and capabilities, to further support the local industry.
‘Initially I will be focused on the broadcast and commercial A/V industries,’ said Mr Lay. ‘We want to continue to work closely with the systems integrators and broadcasters in the region. We are also looking at related industries like the staging and lighting market, and a whole range of other businesses which are beginning to use video architectures.’
‘The Dubai regional office is hugely important to us,’ added Roger Caynor, president – broadcast and communications at IEWC. ‘We have already built an excellent reputation with broadcasters and installers across the region because of our stockholding and swift delivery. I am delighted that Graham has come across to head the Argosy effort in the Middle East, and am certain that the future will be even better.’