Halo Post Production has appointed head of production Will Garbutt as its managing director.

The promotion will see Garbutt take on day-to-day running of the facility.

He is the first Halo MD since Jo Beighton who left at the end of 2014.

Chief executive John Rogerson said of Garbutt: “He’s a natural leader, popular with staff and clients alike. He has great ideas and business instincts. We’re delighted he has accepted the job.”

Garbutt joined Halo in 2015 having previously held post-production bookings and sales positions at P3, Nats, Arena and Prime Focus.