(Irvine, California--March 3, 2010) Compix, a leading developer of professional-quality character generators (CGs), is pleased to announce the appointment of Gunter Woodson as Western regional sales manager, a role in which he will oversee management, support, and development of Compix accounts as part of the company's expanding sales efforts in the Western United States and Canada.
A proven marketing and brand-management professional, Woodson brings 15 years of experience to his new role at Compix. He will be responsible for states including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Within Canada, he will be responsible for Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.
"Gunter's experience in building and maintaining profitable account relationships through skilled analysis of client needs will be central to our continued growth across the West," said Lisa Kirtley, director of sales for Compix. "Over his career to date, Gunter has shown a remarkable ability to drive sales growth, even in the face of tough economic times, and we look forward to leveraging his experience and expertise in increasing Compix brand awareness and product deployments."
Woodson joins Compix having most recently served as manager of South Central U.S. sales for Broadcast Pix, where he increased total sales by 259 percent in a single fiscal year. Earlier, he was manager of Western territory for Echolab, where in five months he helped the company to realize a nearly 50 percent improvement over the previous year's sales. Woodson's marketing experience also includes independent consulting for companies in Texas and California, as well as management, marketplace planning, and brand development roles across a variety of business models. He earned a master of business administration from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor of business administration in marketing from the University of Texas at Austin.
"Compix offers broadcasters and other media companies a unique and exciting product portfolio," said Woodson. "By boasting professional quality and robust functionality at an appealing price point, Compix products serve as elegant yet affordable solutions for broadcast-quality graphics. I look forward to tapping into the enormous growth potential of these solutions across Western markets."
Information about Compix and its product line is available at http://www.compix.tv