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Artel Video Systems Appoints Rafael Fonseca, VP and Director of Product Management

Westford, Mass.,Sept. 21, 2016--Artel Video Systems, a world-class provider of innovative IP- and fiber-based media transport solutions supporting global telecommunications, broadcast, and related markets, announced the appointment of Rafael Fonseca as Vice President and Director of Product Management. Fonseca brings significant experience in executive management, product management and marketing, and sales at established and startup companies. 

Arianespace names Wiener Kernisan as President of its U.S. subsidiary

KERNISAN_WienerWashington, D.C., September 15, 2016--Arianespace announced the promotion of Wiener Kernisan to President of its U.S. subsidiary, Arianespace, Inc., effective September 26, 2016. He succeeds Clayton Mowry who led the Washington office of Arianespace for 15 years and will pursue a new opportunity in the space sector.

 

Snell Advanced Media Appoints Regional Sales Manager for Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey, September 6, 2016--Snell Advanced Media is pleased to announce Mustafa Unsal has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager for Turkey, effective immediately. Unsal will be responsible for direct and indirect sales for key accounts, managing channel partners and developing new opportunities in the region.

 

BroadStream Solutions Appoints Kevin Dowd as Regional Director-Asia

Atlanta, GA, September 6, 2016–Integrated playout pioneer and solutions provider, BroadStream Solutions, has seen continued growth in 2016 and recently committed additional resources to Asia Pacific with the appointment of a new sales executive and creation of a new engineering position in the region.

Comtech EF Data Expands Executive Management Team

Tempe, Arizona,  August 9, 2016--Comtech EF Data announced today that it expanded its executive management team with the appointment of Reza Rasoulian to Senior Vice President, Mobility Systems. In this newly created position, Rasoulian joins the senior executive leadership team to lead the market development and direction of the mobility systems. By leveraging market insight, he will direct long-term strategic initiatives and define the required solution and feature sets for the mobility vertical.

NorthTelecom Hires Senior Sales Director for APAC

Singapore, August 4, 2016--NorthTelecom has announced Richard Alwani has joined its team as Senior Sales Director for the APAC region.Alwani has over 20 years sales experience in Information and Technology, as well as 16 years in the satellite field.

 

Comtech EF Data Expands Market Focus with Appointment of Senior Vice Presidents for Vertical Markets

Tempe, Ariz., August 4, 2016--Comtech EF Data Corp., announced today the expansion of its vertical market focus with the creation of new executive roles. The organizational structure along key verticals was set in motion with the appointment of Richard Swardh last year for the Mobile Network Operator (MNO) market. The structure now encompasses additional verticals - Government and Premium Enterprise.

SSPI New York Metro Chapter Elect Board of Leaders in Transmission, Broadcasting and Technology

New York City, NY, August 3, 2016– The SSPI Northeast Chapter has elected a Board of Directors to lead the chapter for the 2016-17 operational year. The board will direct the chapter in a series of networking events and activities that enable local member engagement with the mission of the Society and connection with professionals throughout the region.

Riedel Communications Hires Dave Caulwell in Business Development Role for Eastern U.S.

Wuppertal, Germany, July 13, 2016—To spur further growth momentum in North American markets, Riedel Communications has appointed Dave Caulwell to oversee business development for the Eastern U.S. Caulwell joins Riedel with 16 years of experience in all aspects of event technology and production, with a heavy background in video production.

Peter MaCAvock Elected New DVB Chairman

Geneva, Switzerland, July 11, 2016 – The DVB is pleased to announce that Peter MacAvock (EBU) has been elected to the role of DVB Chairman. At the 83rd meeting of the Steering Board, Peter was chosen to take over from Phil Laven who has served in the position since 2008. MacAvock, was DVB Executive Director for 14 years before taking his current position of Head of Delivery, Platforms and Services at EBU Technology & Innovation.