GatesAir, provider of over-the-air broadcast solutions for television and radio, has appointed Bryant Burke as Vice President of Operations. Based in the company’s Quincy, Illinois manufacturing center, Mr. Burke will drive company growth through a customer-first approach that strengthens global supply chains, accelerates product delivery and bolsters new product development.
Reporting to GatesAir Chief Product Officer Rich Redmond, Mr. Burke brings a wealth of experience and a successful track record in driving corporate transformations and global growth initiatives across the telecommunications industry. During his 15-years at Movius Interactive Corporation, Mr. Burke implemented operational improvements in complex, vertically integrated manufacturing and service deliveries that cemented the company’s customer-first culture and reliable worldwide reputation.
“GatesAir has a very rich tradition of producing first-class products, and I am eager to reinforce and improve on those unique strengths to achieve future growth,” said Burke. “By ensuring a strong focus on process and standardization, we will achieve the rapid product development and world-class services that our customers require to monetize their over-the-air broadcast businesses.”
Mr. Burke will further enhance GatesAir’s leadership in product delivery and development, incorporating lean manufacturing practices and continuous improvement initiatives across operations including metal fabrication, assembly and test, material planning and control, value engineering and quality standards.
“Bryant Burke’s experience in delivering products with the highest measureable quality, reliability and price points will further strengthen our leadership position in the global over-the-air TV and radio marketplace,” said Redmond. “His vision and strategy for supply chain operational efficiency and rapid new product development aligns well with the entrepreneurial spirit that will enable GatesAir to grow and succeed well into the future.”