GatesAir Expands Management Team, Naming Bryant Burke Vice President of Operations
Expertise in complex manufacturing and service integrations, rapid product development will accelerate global growth
Cincinnati, OH, June 19, 2014
GatesAir, a global leader in over-the-air broadcast solutions for television and radio, today announced the appointment of Bryant Burke as Vice President of Operations. Based in the company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing, supply chain, service and fulfillment center in Quincy, Illinois, Mr. Burke will drive company growth through a customer-first approach and goals of optimizing processes, accelerating product delivery and bolstering new product development as GatesAir innovates with industry-leading advances to support customers’ evolving transmission needs.
“GatesAir is leading the transmission market with the development of next-generation, over-the-air TV and radio solutions designed to maximize efficiency and lower costs in an evolving technology and regulatory landscape,” said Charlie Vogt, CEO of GatesAir. “Bryant’s proven experience in supply chain optimization, rapid new product development and product delivery process improvement will strengthen our operations as we realize our vision and bring these innovations to market, helping our customers stay ahead of the technology curve while efficiently monetizing new opportunities.”
Mr. Burke brings over 30 years of experience in operations management, strategic sourcing and process improvement along with a successful track record in driving corporate transformations and global growth initiatives in the scientific technology, power management and telecommunications industries. In his most recent role as Vice President of Global Operations at Movius Interactive Corporation, Mr. Burke implemented operational improvements in complex, vertically integrated manufacturing and service deliveries that cemented the company’s customer-first reputation and bolstered worldwide growth initiatives.
“GatesAir has a very rich tradition of producing first-class products, and is in a unique position to lead TV and radio broadcasters worldwide through evolutions such as digital conversions and spectrum reallocations,” said Mr. Burke. “I am eager to reinforce and improve on these strengths. By ensuring a strong focus on process and standardization and implementing continuous improvement initiatives, we will deliver the rapid product development and world-class services that our customers require to most effectively monetize their over-the-air broadcast businesses.”
Mr. Burke holds a BSBA from Southern New Hampshire University, along with professional certifications in Six Sigma and Supply Chain Management.
For more information about GatesAir’s market-leading solutions and vision, please visit www.gatesair.com.
GatesAir, Inc. provides complete solutions for over-the-air radio and television broadcasting, leveraging wireless spectrum to maximize performance for multichannel, mission-critical services. Powering over-the-air networks worldwide with unparalleled reliability for nearly 100 years, GatesAir’s turnkey solutions enable broadcasters to create, transport and transmit radio and TV content. With customers in more than 185 countries, the company leads the industry in innovation and design breakthroughs, improving efficiency and reducing total cost of ownership. Visit www.gatesair.com for more information, and follow us on Twitter at @GatesAir.
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