-- Cawthorne named Sierra Video Southern Region Sales Manager--
Hampton, New Jersey– May 12, 2008 –Kramer Electronics, a worldwide supplier of innovative and reliable signal management products, is pleased to announce that it has hired Kent Cawthorne as its new Southern Regional Sales Manager for Sierra Video.
Cawthorne, who comes to Kramer Electronics USA with an extensive background in A/V and broadcast sales, will work with our dealers in Kramer’s Southern Region as their main Sierra Video contact, as well as develop new opportunities in both current and new applications and markets.
“Kent has a long history of sales accomplishments in the dealer channel with both Pro A/V and broadcast products and we are very lucky to find someone with as much experience as Kent,” stated Dave Bright, president of Kramer Electronics USA. “With his knowledge, experience and proven track record of developing excellent customer relationships he will be a key addition to the Kramer family.”
Cawthorne began his career as a General Sales Manager at the dealer level, focused on developing customer relationships for broadcast, production, corporate and educational customers. Subsequently he moved to the manufacturing side of the industry and has held various management positions with such companies as Sony, Pacifiq Technologies, Panasonic and Grass Valley. Prior to joining Kramer, Kent served as VP of Channel Sales for QuStream, where he developed a variety of very successful sales strategies and initiatives.
Cawthorne graduated from The University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He currently resides in Huntsville, Alabama.
About Kramer Electronics:
Kramer Electronics, Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of high-quality analog and digital audio, video and computer signal management products for the ProAV, Presentation, Production, Broadcast, Home Theater and Security markets. Kramer has corporate sales and distribution offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Poland, Russia, Israel, India, China, Singapore, Japan, Korea and Australia.
About Sierra Video:
Sierra Video, a subsidiary of Kramer Electronics, is a leading provider of high quality video and audio equipment for the worldwide broadcast, post-production, presentation and professional video marketplaces. Sierra Video offers a broad range of switching systems and production products for both HD, digital and analog applications. Founded in 1984, the company is located in Grass Valley, California.
For more information about Kramer Electronics and Sierra Video products, please visit the websites at www.kramerelectronics.com or www.sierravideo.com or contact your local Kramer Electronics sales company.