The SIM Group announced that it has promoted Ann DeGuire to the newly created post of president of the company’s camera division. Previously general manager of SIM Digital, Atlanta, DeGuire will oversee camera operations and engineering for all SIM locations, which include offices in Los Angeles, Toronto, Vancouver, Atlanta, Halifax and Beijing.
“Ann has played an instrumental role in many recent changes to our camera division, and has also led our Atlanta operation from a small niche player to a powerhouse in the U.S. Southeast,” said John DeBoer, COO of the SIM Group. “Always with an eye to customer service, Ann has made significant contributions to new business development while extending relationships with existing clients.”
DeGuire will be based in Atlanta and will continue to oversee SIM Digital operations there.
A veteran of the film and television industry, DeGuire joined SIM Digital Atlanta in 2012. Under her tenure, the company’s Atlanta operations have enjoyed considerable growth and currently provide cameras and other gear to such television shows as The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, Halt and Catch Fire. Previously, she served as general manager of Panavision, Atlanta. She also held a similar post with Plus 8 Digital, Houston.