IBC 2011, 9-13 September, Stand 11.E51 - Autocue has announced the appointments of Kevin Fitzgerald, John-Paul Cardoso, Russell Branch and Max Dickinson.
Fitzgerald joins Autocue's UK team as international sales manager, responsible for Autocue's global teleprompting sales as well as support for video server and broadcast monitor sales. Fitzgerald will provide dealer management support across all product ranges worldwide. Fitzgerald was previously technology sales manager at Premier Audio Visual in Dublin and spent seven years as sales director for Tyrell, a technology provider for broadcast, post production, education and corporate sectors throughout Ireland and the UK.
Cardoso comes to Autocue's US team from BroadcastPix, Inc, a provider of integrated production systems, where he managed outside sales and dealer channels in the US, Canada and the Caribbean. At Autocue, Cardoso becomes America's sales manager for newsroom, scripting and video servers.
Branch was most recently managing director of InnoMedia Systems Ltd, a UK distributor of high definition broadcast equipment. At Autocue, Branch assumes the role of head of broadcast monitors responsible for the development and sales of Autocue's recently launched range of reference-quality broadcast monitors.
Max Dickenson has also joined Autocue's UK internal sales support team, having worked in a similar role at Gearhouse Broadcast.
Autocue Business Development Director Richard Satchell said, "As the undisputed global leader in prompting we have nevertheless understood that there is no mileage in standing still. Sensible diversification is what propels a successful business forward and our introduction of cost-effective, versatile video servers and reference quality broadcast monitors has been met with acclaim worldwide; so much so that we need talented people such as those named today to help drive our expanding portfolio of class-leading products."