Vitec Group Appoints Roger Wilson as MD of Camera Dynamics

The Vitec Group has appointed Roger Wilson as Managing Director of Camera Dynamics, a business unit of their Broadcast Systems Division. Camera Dynamics encompasses six brands, including Sachtler, OConnor, Petrol, Vinten, Vinten Radamec and Autoscript.

Roger joined Camera Dynamics in September and is a member of the Broadcast Systems Divisional Management Team, leading this global role from the company's headquarters in Bury St Edmunds, UK.

Roger has a strong background in new product development, sales, marketing and general management as well as working in multiple channel distribution markets. He has almost 30 years experience of international and multi-site business management across a number of different industrial sectors including automotive, FMCG, white goods and engineered capital goods. Roger has achieved great success in growing businesses through innovation, gaining market share in competitive environments and leading businesses into new profitable market segments. He most recently held the position of Managing Director of Kohler Mira Ltd.

In his role at Camera Dynamics, Roger will be working closely with Joop Janssen, Chief Executive, Vitec Group, Broadcast Systems Division.

"I'm delighted to welcome Roger to the Camera Dynamics team,"¨ said Joop Janssen. "We are at a very important time for the global broadcast industry with the onset of HDTV, the growth in microwave technology and massive potential markets now opening up in Asia Pac and the Middle East.

"With Roger's experience in new business development in highly competitive sectors, we are looking forward to working with him on the future growth of the Camera Dynamics business across all global markets."