Former Leitch and Harris chief technology officer Stan Moote has joined the International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers (IABM) in the newly create role of CTO of the trade association.

He will work closely with IABM director of technology and strategic insight John Ive to shift the IABM to a “new and deeper level of technology services” for its members.

IABM chief executive Peter White said: “Stan is a well-known personality in our industry and possesses an excellent combination of technical and business capabilities that will further support and increase the wide range of activities to our membership and raise awareness of IABM internationally.

“Stan’s appointment comes at a time when IABM is experiencing growth in both its membership and events delivery. He will contribute to IABM’s technology thought leadership and will assume responsibility for the development and scope of technical boards, committees, technology events and assist and formulate growth strategies in North America and APAC regions.”