(Valley Cottage, New York--September 17, 2013) Vitec Videocom
has appointed Jay Dishong as Vice President, Channel Sales for the Americas. Dishong will be based from Shelton Connecticut, where he will have responsibility for continued development and execution of the organization’s channel partner structure across the US, Canada and Latin America.
Dishong joins from Sony where he enjoyed a career spanning more than 20 years. During his time at Sony he moved from technical camera repair through sales and regional management roles, and most recently held the role of Vice President for Channel Sales.
He will report directly to George Kealy, Senior Vice President for Global Sales, Service and Training at Vitec Videocom. Kealy commented: “We’re thrilled to have Jay joining our global team. He brings with him a tremendous amount of industry and channel knowledge which I’m confident will translate into the continuous growth of our business as we continue our focus on improving customer service levels.”
Dishong added: “I’m delighted to be joining the Vitec Videocom team and to have the opportunity to lead the Channel Sales team across my territory. Having operated in the broadcast sector – one of Vitec Videocom’s core markets – for many years, I have strong knowledge of the business’ brands and will be proud to be a part of the team.”
Away from the office, Dishong is a fine golfer and enjoys skiing.
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About Vitec Videocom
Vitec Videocom brings together some of the most respected, most innovative and most sought-after brands in the industry: Anton/Bauer, Autoscript, Camera Corps, Litepanels, OConnor, Petrol Bags, Sachtler, Vinten and Vinten Radamec. It acts as an endorsing brand for these market-leading broadcast, film and pro video products, encouraging multi-brand system sales and simplifying the way that customers worldwide do business. Vitec Videocom is an operating division within the Vitec Group, an international business serving customers in the broadcast, photographic and military aerospace and government markets. Vitec is based on strong, well known, premium brands on which its customers rely on worldwide. Vitec Videocom – advancing the quality and science of media production.