(Connecticut, United States--April 3, 2014) Media Links Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Global Links, the market leader in broadcast and network transport over IP solutions, today announced the promotion of David Herfert to Vice President of Sales, Americas. In this role, Dave will continue to develop the Media Links Inc. sales strategy as well as lead the sales team for the US, Canada, Mexico, and South America.
Dave has been a key part of Media Link's management for several years, joining the company in 2006.
Dave brings an exceptional knowledge of the technology and marketplace to Media Links. He has led the Americas sales team through double-digit sales growth in a highly competitive industry and has orchestrated numerous major wins in both the Telco and Broadcast markets. Dave creates strong connections between customer requirements and Media Link's leading and innovative products to deliver strong partnerships, growth and profitability.
His career spans over 15 years where he has played an instrumental role enabling companies to achieve sustainable growth. Before joining Media Links, Dave was Vice President, North American Sales for Video Products Group where he led the sales team and significantly broadened VPG's customer base securing substantial key wins and establishing VGP as a vendor of choice.
"It is my great pleasure to recognize Dave for his substantial contributions to the ongoing success of Media Links," comments Tom Canavan, President of Media Links Inc. "His extensive experience and wealth of knowledge, leadership and customer focused attitude will help further expand the Company's position and presence as we continue to build our leadership in the market."
Dave is a graduate of Colorado State University, where he earned his bachelor's degree. He has also received a variety of certificates of training for engineering, business, project, and personnel management, among others. Dave is an active member of the Sports Video Group (SVG) and the Video Services Forum (VSF).
About Media Links
Media Links is a leading developer and manufacturer of broadcast network infrastructure and media transport solutions. Its mission is to offer broadcasters and network providers throughout the world leading edge technology, enabling them to economically convert and move the complete suite of broadcast signals - whether video, audio or data - onto their multi-service IP/Ethernet networks. Operating as a pioneer at the forefront of technological innovations and advancements, Media Links provides the only standards based product suite in the market that enables the adoption of media signal types to Telecommunication standards like Ethernet, IP, SDH and SONET.
Media Links solutions have proven themselves as efficient and robust transport technology in the field and in the studio. Leading broadcasters and network service providers throughout the globe depend on Media Links technology for all types of audio, video, and data transport applications. Media Links solutions and services have also been used in the most watched major sporting events throughout the world, like Super Bowl, Euro Cup, The World Cup and The Olympics. Media Global Links is the parent company of Media Links. For more information, please visit: http://www.medialinks.com