SALT LAKE CITY — Sept. 30, 2008 — Utah Scientific, a leading manufacturer of routing switchers and related products for the broadcast industry, today announced the appointment of industry veteran Rich Hajdu as senior vice president. Reporting directly to Utah Scientific President and CEO Tom Harmon, Hajdu is charged with strengthening Utah Scientific's relationships with networks, station groups, and cable and satellite facilities. In addition, he will implement a cohesive dealer and system integrator program and develop communications programs to distinguish clearly Utah Scientific products and services within the marketplace.
"Customers recognize the advantages of purchasing a best-of-breed product from an organization focused on a core technology," said Hajdu. "In signal distribution and master control, Utah Scientific is the industry leader. I am glad to bring my experience to a company poised for even more success, and one that has an unparalleled reputation for innovative, rock-solid products and unrivalled customer support — both before and after the sale."
In more than 30 years in the broadcast industry, Hajdu has worked for industry leaders including Harris, Chyron, Pro-Bel, and Dynatech Video Group. In both sales and management positions, he has worked with customers in all vertical markets and has been involved with products from every major broadcast technology segment.
"Rich's integrity, work ethic, talent, and skills are well-known and exactly the right combination to enhance the Utah team in this key initiative," said Harmon. "As senior vice president, Rich will help our customers to take even better advantage of the technology, products, support, and service offered by Utah Scientific."
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About Utah Scientific, Inc.
Utah Scientific, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of analog, digital, and HDTV routing switchers, master control switchers, and related products including a full range of software for controlling and managing switching systems. The company has been serving the broadcast industry for 30 years with industry-leading products and best-in-class service and support as recognized by Frost & Sullivan with its 2005 Customer Service Leadership Award and demonstrated by the industry's first 10-year warranty. Additional information about the company can be found at www.utahscientific.com.