Kawasaki, Japan – December 1, 2015: Media Global Links, a 2014 Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award winner and the market leader in media and data over IP transport solutions, announced the appointment of Michael E. “Mike” Antonovich to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, Global Sales.
Antonovich will have full P&L and management responsibilities over Media Links’ sales operations worldwide, including its subsidiaries in EMEA, the Americas and Australia, reporting directly to the CEO. Mike will also play a key role as a member of the Media Links’ executive team.
“Media Links has been a quiet market leader in managed video and data transport solutions for many years,” commented Takatsugu Ono, CEO of Media Links. “We are poised for significant growth and are very pleased to have Mike Antonovich, with his nearly three decades of global sales experience, join our team and lead our worldwide sales efforts.”
“I am delighted to have been asked to join the talented Media Links’ management and sales team,” said Mike Antonovich. “Media Links has a well-earned reputation for engineering excellence and top-notch customer service within the global telecommunications and broadcast community. The company has an exciting pipeline of new products coming, which will expand its customer base within the media, broadcast and telecommunications markets. I look forward to leveraging the great strengths of this company and expanding the base of customers and channels Media Links serves.”
Antonovich is a respected sales leader and long-serving Telecommunications industry veteran, having served in a variety of operations, engineering, sales and executive positions for a diverse group of companies across the telecommunications spectrum. He has played key roles at organizations including ESPN, Group W Satellite, PanAmSat, Spaceconnection, Genesis Networks, Global Crossing, Roberts Communications, and ATEME. Mike is also an active contributor to many industry trade organizations.