People - August Issue


>Chyron's Pro-Bel division recently strengthened its technical support team with the addition of Bryan Arbon as international customer services manager, and Ian Croft as director of technical operations in the Americas. Arbon was previously employed by Pro-Bel for 16 years with customer facing roles in both sales and product management. Croft was a project manager in the U.K. for about ten years.

>Raymond Rosenthal has joined Clear-Com as northeastern regional sales manager. He has more than 20 years of experience in the broadcast industry. Most recently, he spent 15 years with Panasonic as northeast area sales manager.

>MicroFirst Engineering recently welcomed Jerry Berger as its vice president and general manager. He is responsible for directing all sales, marketing, and strategic management activities at the company, including forging strategic partnerships and expanding worldwide operations. He will also be instrumental in developing company strategy.

>Diane Cote has joined Middle Atlantic Products as Western Regional sales manager. She will work to increase the specification position of the company's low-voltage mounting solutions by working closely and maintaining relationships with architects, consultants, contractors, and end users in her region as well as working with the company's manufacturer representative firms and distributors.

>OpVista, Inc. has added John Gault, a former senior executive at Time Warner Cable, to its advisory board. Gault"s strong knowledge and extensive experience in the cable industry will help guide OpVista into the marketplace. He is currently chief executive officer of Cable Intel, Inc., a consulting services company he founded in 1999.

>Telex Communications recently announced the appointment of Raymond V. Malpocher to the position of president and CEO. He will replace Ned Jackson, who is retiring. Malpocher was most recently group president of Teleflex Corp.'s marine/industrial division. Prior to that, from 1995 to 1998, he was group vice president with the Qualitrol division of the Danaher Corporation.

>QuVIS recently announced the promotion of David Saadatmandi to vice president, North American sales. He was formerly the East Coast sales manager. He will now focus on strategic planning for the company.