Russell Allen has been appointed director of operations at Arri Media, the camera and grip equipment branch of Arri’s UK rental division.
Allen, whose position prior to the restructure was general manager of Arri Media, will oversee the day-to-day running of the company. He will be supported by Harriet Cannon, who was recently appointed Arri Media’s business manager.
Thomas Loher, managing director of Arri Rental in Munich, Budapest, Prague and Berlin and now also of Arri Media will be tasked with making sure all of Arri’s European rental companies “work together to function as a coordinated, Europe-wide organisation, with a unified, European approach”, Arri said in a statement.
Arri Lighting Rental in the UK will continue to be run by managing director Tommy Moran, with support from general manager Mike Ohara and business manager Sinead Moran.
David Everitt has taken on the role of financial director for the Arri GB group of companies including Arri CT, Arri Media and Arri Lighting Rental. In May, Broadcast reported that Arri GB managing director Renos Louka had left the company. Everitt is now overseeing the day-to-day running of the non-rental UK-based Arri company.