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RIEDEL’S AUSTRALIAN EXEC APPOINTMENTS

RIEDEL’S AUSTRALIAN EXEC APPOINTMENTS

With Cameron O’Neill moving up the Riedel hierarchy (see our story here), the company has announced that Ian Hamilton will take on O’Neill’s previous position as general manager in Australia, with Julian Hewitt taking over as technical operations manager.   “Ian’s experience providing sophisticated high-performance production and communications solutions is remarkable, to say the least,”
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February 23, 2015 People

INDUSTRY MENTAL HEALTH: SURVEY CALL

INDUSTRY MENTAL HEALTH: SURVEY CALL

While the media alerts us to the death of high profile performers, there are other groups of entertainment industry workers reporting serious psychosocial distress. Disturbing accounts are emerging of high rates of suicide and premature death among those working behind the bright lights, particularly production and road crews. Growing concern for the mental, physical and
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February 20, 2015 People

BARCO TEAMS WITH GREEN SOURCES

BARCO TEAMS WITH GREEN SOURCES

Mumbai-based AV distributor Green Sources has been appointed Barco’s national distributor in India. Established in 2009, Green Sources is considered one of the top valued added distributors in the Indian AV market: “Customers from across the Indian subcontinent rely on its technically skilled, highly motivated and experienced staff,” Barco says. “Currently, we see a vacuum for
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February 20, 2015 Companies

RIEDEL APPOINTS APAC DIRECTOR

RIEDEL APPOINTS APAC DIRECTOR

Riedel Communications has appointed Cameron O’Neill as company director for the Asia-Pacific region. O’Neill will be based in Tokyo, working to build an East Asia hub for design, sales, support and service. “In the next five years, we will be ramping up our focus on Asia,” said CEO Thomas Riedel. “Recent additions to our product
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February 20, 2015 People

BOSCH APPOINTS NZ PARTNER

BOSCH APPOINTS NZ PARTNER

Pacific AV has been appointed as a Bosch Communications distribution partner in New Zealand, effective February 2015. The company will focus on the PLENA commercial range of PA systems and speakers from Bosch including the Australian-designed Plena Matrix, as well as promoting the entry-level conferencing system CCS900. The New Zealand importer and wholesaler specialises in
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February 18, 2015 Companies

VIRTALIS EXPANDS TO SOUTHEAST ASIA

VIRTALIS EXPANDS TO SOUTHEAST ASIA

UK-based virtual reality and advanced visualisation businesss Virtalis has expanded into Southeast Asia, opening a base of operations in Malaysia. The office will be headed up by Zairul Isham Abdul Malik, who joins from Virtalis’ local partner and minority shareholder Thames Technology. Virtalis managing director David Cockburn-Price, explained, “In my recent trip to Malaysia, everyone I
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February 17, 2015 Companies

RIEDEL ACQUIRES TELE COMM SPORTSERVICE

RIEDEL ACQUIRES TELE COMM SPORTSERVICE

Germany’s Riedel Communications has acquired Swiss communications specialist Tele Comm Sportservice AG. An official International Ski Federation partner, Tele Comm Sportservice specialises in supporting international ski competitions and other winter sports events, and has been a major provider of communications solutions at live events for more than two decades. “Tele Comm Sportservice is an ideal
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February 17, 2015 Companies

CRESTRON APPOINTS FORMER CEDIA DIRECTOR

CRESTRON APPOINTS FORMER CEDIA DIRECTOR

With a focus on expanding and supporting its residential dealer network, Crestron has appointed industry veteran Stephen Miller to the position of Business Development Manager – Residential, for Australia and New Zealand. Miller, a former executive director of CEDIA Asia Pacific, has an extensive background in the residential sector and “will leverage his experience to
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February 16, 2015 People

ISE BACKS DIGITAL SIGNAGE CONFERENCE

ISE BACKS DIGITAL SIGNAGE CONFERENCE

Integrated Systems Events, the company that produces the ISE exhibition, has entered into a joint venture with Invidis Consulting, taking a majority share of Invidis’ annual Digital Signage Conference in Germany. The partnership is expected to add an international focus for the event and drive expansion to other markets.   “Invidis Consulting is recognised as
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February 16, 2015 Companies

HOLT FOR HIRE

HOLT FOR HIRE

Melbourne’s Resolution X has appointed Rohan Holt to the role of hire assistant. Holt recently moved back to Australia after more than five years of living and working in Spain. ResX says he comes with a wealth of customer service experience and is a welcome addition, replacing Maytal Miller who has moved into a part-time role
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February 13, 2015 People