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Appointments After a period of dramatic growth, Holdan has employed four additional employees to join its field-based commercial team. The new account and product managers have all joined the distributor from prominent roles within the broadcast industry. Three of the new starters have been recruited from the leading UK resellers. Kimberley Beard and David Morris have been taken on as product specialists, with responsibility for leading manufacturers including Panasonic, OTT Thomson Video Networks has named Stephan Richard as its new vice president, strategy and business development. Based in San Francisco, Richard will be responsible for managing and developing the company’s OTT partnerships and alliances in North, Central, and South America. Eric Gallier, vice president, marketing, Thomson Video Networks, said: “With a proven track record of driving company success, Stephan is the ideal choice to shape our OTT marketing vision and to pursue partnership opportunities within the video ecosystem and beyond. He brings a wealth of leadership expertise and functional capabilities to this role.” Blackmagic Design, Sonnet and Teradek. Robert Jones joins the company in response to a marked increase of sales into Europe. Robert will focus on supporting. Holdan’s existing network of resellers on the continent and developing new opportunities in the market. New account manager, Craig Reynolds, joins the company from the broadcast cabling sector where he worked with leading manufacturers and distributors. “Our four new appointments, as well as the expansion of our support department marks a gear shift for Holdan as we anticipate an even faster pace of change in the coming years. It is paramount that as distributors we work ever more closely with resellers who are inundated with new product and technical innovation.” Commented Allan Leonhardsen, director of Holdan Limited. Are you looking for an inexpensive, bookable, Ka band satellite uplink? Europasat NewsSpotter satellite broadband dedicated services for broadcasters could be the answer. Call +44 (0)1869 356 166 Email C477-es-A5-advert-AW.indd 1 21/05/2014 KITPLUS - THE TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 108 DECEMBER 2015 17:18 31 |