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SAMMA Systems Names New Broadcast Sales Boss

SAMMA Systems has named broadcast industry veteran Charles Taylor vice president of broadcast and production sales for the U.S. market.

Taylor has more than 25 years experience in the industry, including 23 years with Sony Electronics. At Sony, he held sales, marketing and executive positions, rising from sales engineer to senior vice president of the studios and post division.

Taylor began his career as a field engineer for Ampex Corp. where he advanced to the position of senior staff engineer during his nine-year tenure. In addition, Taylor has provided professional sales and organizational consultancy services to numerous broadcast technology companies. Most recently, Taylor served as vice president of worldwide sales for Zaxel Systems Inc., a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based developer of advanced video compression technologies.

“Charlie’s career has been highlighted by sustained success in broadcast sales,” said Mark Gray, SAMMA Systems president. “His broad experience and extensive knowledge of the broadcast industry make him ideally suited for this important position at SAMMA. We are delighted he is joining us.”