Datasat announces Ciarán Doran as Group CEO

The Datasat Group, the UK-based communications and entertainment solutions specialists, has announced that Ciarán Doran has joined the Group as its CEO. He will be responsible for driving the international business and marketing strategies across the companies within the Group. Formerly holding senior international marketing and business development roles for companies including Digital Projection International and Harris, Ciarán brings a wealth of experience in delivering effective business strategies and commercial success to rapidly growing global organisations.

Monday 6th May 13

The role of Group CEO will deliver a coordinated approach to business development for the Group's three companies: Datasat Communications, Datasat Technologies and Datasat Digital Entertainment. Ciarán will be responsible for setting strategies to maximise profitability within the companies' core markets while creating a structure to exploit new business opportunities in the rapidly evolving communications and digital entertainment industries. With offices in USA and Europe and sales in over 100 countries worldwide, Datasat has appointed Ciarán for his track record in successful international sales and marketing management.

“Ciarán becoming our Group CEO is an important moment for Datasat. We have three very exciting companies in the Group, each with its own range of innovative products and services. We are faced with huge business opportunities and we need to ensure that we have the correct strategies and team in place to successfully take advantage of our international markets and effectively manage our growth. Ciarán is exactly the type of committed and creative international business director we need,” said Harry Westropp, Chairman of the Datasat Group.

Previously International Sales and Marketing Director at Digital Projection International, Ciarán has a unique skillset in having successfully driven international business development and marketing activities for organisations within both the entertainment and communications industries. Prior to Digital Projection International, he was the International Marketing Director responsible for the worldwide re-brand of Harris Broadcast. In addition to sales and marketing, Ciarán brings in-depth channel management experience for an expanding international organisation.

About the Datasat Group
The Datasat Group Comprising three companies – Datasat Communications, Datasat Technologies and Datasat Digital Entertainment. The Group develops a broad range of solutions designed to enhance the communications capabilities of individuals and organisations. Visit the website at www.datasatgroup.com

About Datasat Communications
Datasat Communications has 25 years experience of creating complete remote communications solutions to meet customer needs virtually anywhere in the world. Specialising in satellite, wireless and terrestrial networks, it is an engineering-led company known for constructing and managing 'best fit' global communications networks. All network solutions from Datasat Communications are bespoke to customer requirements. Visit the website at www.datasat.com

About Datasat Technologies
Datasat Technologies delivers wireless products specifically designed to support the latest developments in wireless technology that helps customers maximise their investment in wireless communications networks for the world’s harshest environments. Working with public and private organisations across the globe to deliver secure and reliable networks for the new generation of bandwidth-hungry, rich media applications, Datasat’s products include the QuadraFlex range of layer 2 and layer 3 wireless routers and the QuadraStorm range of CCTV recording and management solutions.www.datasattechnologies.com

About the Datasat Digital Entertainment
Datasat Digital Entertainment was responsible for the development of digital surround sound for cinema. Today, Datasat Digital Sound is featured on every major Hollywood movie release and installed in over 30,000 cinemas worldwide. In 2012, the company launched the Datasat RS20i, the first digital audio processor for home cinema to be based on professional cinema technology. Visit the website at www.datasatdigital.com