SIS has appointed Mike Whittaker to the role of chief technology officer.

Whittaker has been tasked with setting the future technology strategy for the business.

He will work with SIS chief operating officer Gary Smith.

Whittaker joins SIS from Ericsson Broadcast Services (formerly Technicolor Broadcast Services), where he was vice president of global operations in charge of the transmission and media operations, and systems integration and solutions for outsourced broadcast services.