About Us

An ever-growing team spanned across seven countries with one mission: delivering exceptional quality pre-media services at world-leading cost-effectiveness.

Our commitment

Founded as the originating member of The VMG Group in 2007, VMG Premedia set out to solve a problem: delivering ultra high-quality pre-media services, but at world-leading cost- effectiveness.

Today, VMG Premedia spans across 7 countries, with an ever-growing team made up of our studios and in-market service teams.

Our dedicated and high-performing global team are committed to providing a world-class, high-quality solution to brands of all shapes and sizes.

Our people

Our business is built on care and experience.  We believe that caring for our people and developing our teams, provides us the best opportunity to be successful.  Here, you’ll  meet our management team, but the real secret to our success is the 600 people, around the world and behind the scenes, that take care of our clients.

 
 
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Doug Drury

CEO & Cofounder, VMG Premedia, VMG Group

With roots as a founding shareholder of the VMG Group in 2007 and launching VMG Premedia in 2008, Doug is a successful entrepreneur specializing in the media industry for the past 14 years.

Founded in Auckland, New Zealand, the VMG Group encompasses a number of ventures, largely in the digital space. Using his deep experience in media, advertising and offshore production, Doug has built and led the business to become a highly successful, offshore pre-media services provider, proving his track record in building successful and profitable businesses. Outside of the office, Doug loves a game of golf and spending time with his kids and family. 

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Jorge Fanlo

COO, VMG Premedia

Having been part of VMG Pre-media since the beginning, Jorge has worked with the VMG founders to set up and grow the Manila studio, whilst also helping to implement the workplace systems, processes and culture.  Over the last decade, Jorge assumed many roles, which led him to his current COO role.

Jorge brings with him a background in 3D animation, integrated marketing and communications, and immerses himself in the latest management and leadership trends. When he's not wearing his COO hat, Jorge enjoys spending time with his wife and young son, a good drink, and keeping updated on technology, gadgets and PC console gaming news.

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Akila Ramachadran

GM Operations, VMG Group

Akila is an integral member of the VMG leadership team, establishing a corporate culture focused on customer service and innovation.  For the past 6 years, Akila has setup and been heading the VMG Group's operational base in Chennai, leading channel deliveries, product quality and operational efficiency across four continents.

Akila has also played a huge part in the launch of VMG Premedia's Apple News+, AdOps, and Digital Services, three notable achievements for the pre-media business. 

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Adam Trull

VP, Business Development

Having joined VMG in 2018, Adam was tasked with diversifying VMG Premedia's global publishing service-offering and helping to grow the burgeoning studio and brands pre-media.

Beginning his career in the commercial print industry, Adam came to VMG with 15 years' experience in graphic arts, with a background in sales and marketing, product development and leadership. In his current role, he leads the North American sales and on-site service teams. Adam and his wife live in New York City, and if he's not writing his own music (for fun), you can find him in a jazz club enjoying some music, with a whiskey cocktail in hand. 

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Thomas Novembre

VP, Business Development

Thomas joined the VMG family in 2018 with the mission of expanding the North American footprint. Focusing on the retail apparel space, where he brings over 20 years of experience, Thomas has a demonstrated history developing digital supply chains and post-production teams that focus on high-scale, high-quality deliverables for marketing pipelines.

Thomas is a creative services, operations, and business-focused executive and leader, where he has honed his most important management skills raising two precocious daughters, along with his wife, in their small Manhattan apartment. 

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Adrian Johnson

VP, Business Development

Adrian is the newest addition to the pre-media team. With over 18 years experience leading creative, pre-media, and printing companies, he brings a wealth of knowledge, having worked for some of the leading creative and pre-media/printing companies, as well as some of the biggest brands in retail and publishing in the US.

Adrian's expertise is an asset, as VMG continues to grow our footprint in the North American market. 

When Adrian has down time, you can find him relaxing with his family, playing a round of golf with friends, and topping things off with a nice single malt scotch.... 16-year Lagavulin being one of the favourites!

Join us

Now that you know about us, we would love to know about you! We are always on the lookout for passionate talent.