Amino Communications announced this morning that Martin Wilks has joined the company as its director of Engineering.

With over 10 years’ experience in the set-top box market, Martin joined the company’s executive team with responsibility for both software and hardware development of Amino’s Aminet and Live range of devices.

Previously, Martin was chief technology officer at Harvard International plc where he oversaw the development of a range of digital products for the home including set-top boxes and digital radios.

He also held senior research and development roles at TechniSat Digital Gmbh, which produces digital receivers for the reception of digital satellite, cable and terrestrial (DVBS/-C/-T) television.

“Martin has strong international experience in the development of devices for a number of markets and brings very solid technical and commercial expertise to the team,” said Amino CEO Donald McGarva. “We believe he will make a major contribution to ensuring we build on our global reputation for quality products and solutions.”