(White Plains, NY) October 7, 2014 – The World’s Largest Broadcast Software Company, RCS, has upped Mike Powell to the position of SVP International Operations and Chief Compliance Officer.
President & CEO of RCS Philippe Generali commented, “Mike Powell’s responsibilities have grown tremendously since he joined RCS to oversee our International Operations 12 years ago. More recently, Mike directed our MRC (Media Ratings Council) accreditation process and to recognize his significant contributions we are pleased to expand his title to Senior Vice President International Operations and Chief Compliance Officer.”
Prior to joining RCS, Powell hosted top-rated morning shows on several UK music radio stations before transitioning to station management. Titles Powell has held previously include: Program Director and later CEO of the County Sound Radio Network, CEO of UKRD Group. Among the UK radio stations he helped to launch, were Pirate FM, Fox FM, 96.4 The Eagle, Kiss 102 and many more. He was one of the first in the UK to use RCS Selector software (at County Sound) and the very first to use its revolutionary Master Control automation system (at Star FM).
Powell commented on his expanded role, “As an early adopter customer of RCS innovations, I was always in awe of its revolutionary products and legendary customer service. I’m still in awe and also very proud to be a part of an amazing team of people serving great broadcasters in 109 countries around the world.” Mike will remain based in the White Plains, New York Headquarters of RCS.
RCS software is used by more than 10,500 radio stations, TV music channels, cable companies, satellite music networks and Internet stations worldwide. RCS is the world’s largest broadcast software company. The company also provides broadcasters and webcasters tools and expertise and also develops real-time audio recognition technology.