FAIRFIELD, N.J. — March 6, 2018 — Middle Atlantic Products announced today that Gordon Wason has joined the company as business development manager — broadcast east, and Douglas Robertson has been hired as business development manager — broadcast west. In these positions, Wason and Robertson are responsible for working with engineers, integrators, distributors, and end-users within the broadcast/broadband industry, helping to educate them on the company's product offering and offering solutions to manage their projects more effectively. They will work closely with the Middle Atlantic direct sales teams to bring value to the customer by providing training and project support as well as helping to identify and manage issues as they arise.
"Gordon and Doug are not only accomplished business development professionals with proven track records, but they have a gift for spotting trends early and putting that knowledge into action in a way that benefits the company and the customer alike," said Rob Riccitelli, VP of sales, Middle Atlantic. "Their broad experience and relationships in the broadcast industry will be especially helpful as we focus on increasing our presence in the broadcast vertical."
Wason comes to Middle Atlantic from AMV Digital Media, where he worked as a business development manager in broadcast, satellite, fiber, and digital transmission. Previously, he held a similar position at GlobeCast America. His prior experience also includes managing equipment sales and integration services at Bexel/The Vitec Group. Earlier in his career, Wason spent more than five years as president of broadcast event and production company VegasHD, which worked with all MGM, Harrah's, and Caesars' properties. Wason also handled broadcast network production at Turner and NBCUniversal.
Robertson has spent more than 35 years in the broadcast and video industry, most recently at Broadcast Pix, where he held regional sales engineer and technical and channel support roles for more than six years. Among other tasks, Robertson was responsible for educating the dealer network on products, collaborating with dealers and customers on production switcher installations and integrations, and cultivating dealer relationships. Prior to Broadcast Pix, Robertson was a purchasing manager at Beck Associates, a system sales manager at Omega Broadcast Group, and held regional sales management positions at Thomson Multimedia and Fast Multimedia.
More information about Middle Atlantic Products is available at www.middleatlantic.com.
Middle Atlantic Products has been part of Legrand since its acquisition in 2011.
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About Legrand and Legrand, North and Central America
Legrand is a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial, and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including, in particular, connected devices stemming from Legrand's global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand reported sales of $5.6 billion in 2016. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known market brands and product lines that includes AFCO Systems, C2G, Cablofil, Chief, Da-Lite, Electrorack, Finelite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, Nuvo, OCL, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Pinnacle, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Sanus, Solarfective, Vaddio, Vantage, Wattstopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating, and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819) www.legrand.com.
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