Digit Names Industry Vet Higgs Chairman

West London-based encoding specialists Digit has named industry veteran Chris Higgs as its new chairman.

Higgs, who brings 30-plus years’ experience in media and entertainment to the role, has most recently has been providing non-executive and consultancy services to the industry, with multiple UK broadcast and media partnerships, including TVT Media, Ai-Media, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group and more.

“We are delighted to have Chris on board,” said Daniel Gould, co-founder and director for Digit. “He has worked with some of the most prestigious media processing companies throughout his career, so we are excited to harness his experience and expertise to support business growth and establish Digit as a key player in the industry”

Higgs added: “Digit is an established business looking to integrate themselves further into the content supply chain business. The two co-founders, Dan and Dan, are very innovative and experienced operators with a solid client base to help them grow. In joining their team as Chairman, I am looking forward to a deep dive back in to the industry, collaborating with many familiar faces, as well as the exciting new providers, and working with Digit to provide full and whole service packages to the industry – watch this space!”