New Grass Valley Leadership Team Announced
January 18, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF.: Broadcast TV
equipment maker Grass Valley has announced a new executive team to lead the
company from headquarters in San Francisco, home of the new owners, Francisco
Leading the team as president and CEO will be Alain Andreoli. He was most
recently an operating partner at Francisco Partners. He was previously president
of Sun Microsystems Europe, chairman and CEO of Hubwoo, CEO of Xiotech, and
held executive positions at McData, Verio, Storagetek, and Texas Instruments.
Grass Valley’s Jeff Rosica was bumped up to executive vice president and chief sales
and marketing officer. He will be responsible “for all customer-facing activities
and drive the organization’s marketing functions,” the company said.
Ian Halifax comes on as executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Halifax started his career at Sun Microsystems in Europe. He was most recently
CFO at Wind River Systems.
Additional confirmed appointments include that of Charlie Dunn as senior vice
president and general manager of the Editing, Servers & Storage Product
Group. He’ll be based in Beaverton, Ore.
Martin Fry will oversee Routing & Signal Management as senior vice
president and general manager, in Nevada City, Calif.
Marcel Koutstaal becomes senior vice president and general manager of the
Cameras Product Croup in The Netherlands.
Scott Murray will serve as senior vice president and general manager of the Live
Production Solutions division in Nevada City.
Dave Perillo will serve as senior vice president of global operations from
The company said that more appointments would “be confirmed shortly.”