(Burbank, CA--November 15, 2016) ARRI
is pleased to announce the promotion of Sebastien Laffoux
to Director of Sales, Camera Systems for ARRI Inc., effective immediately. In this new role, he is responsible for managing the entire camera sales team for North America with regional representatives based in Los Angeles, New York and Toronto. Laffoux reports directly to Glenn Kennel, President of ARRI Inc., who is based at ARRI Inc.’s headquarters in Burbank, CA.
Says Kennel, “I am pleased to offer Sebastien this opportunity to work with me in building our team and further developing camera system sales. He has agreed to relocate to the Burbank office in the middle of 2017.“
Sebastien Laffoux promoted to ARRI Inc. Director of Sales, Camera Systems
With over 15 years at ARRI Canada, Laffoux previously served as an Accounts Manager before transitioning to Technical Sales Representative and then Technical Sales Manager, Eastern Region for North America. He brings a wealth of product and application experience on lenses, cameras and accessories along with customer relations to this enhanced responsibility at ARRI.
Laffoux notes, “This is an exciting time for ARRI, as we are launching a powerful suite of creative tools for the filmmaking community. I am humbled by the opportunity to lead the amazing ARRI camera team, and I look forward to energizing our customer experience.”
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With headquarters located in Munich, Germany, ARRI was founded in 1917 and is the world's leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of motion picture camera, digital intermediate (DI) and lighting equipment. The ARRI Group comprises a global network of subsidiaries and partners covering every facet of the film industry, including worldwide camera, grip and lighting equipment hire through ARRI Rental; turnkey lighting solutions through the ARRI System Group; and film production, postproduction, digital lab services, visual effects and distribution through ARRI Media. In 2013, ARRI Medical was founded to utilize ARRI’s core imaging technology and expertise for medical applications. Manufactured products include the ALEXA 65, ALEXA SXT, ALEXA Mini and AMIRA cameras; Master Anamorphic lenses; SkyPanel, L-Series and M-Series lights; Pro Camera Accessories and the Electronic Control System; ARRILASER recorder and ARRISCAN Archive Technologies; TRINITY camera stabilization system; and ARRISCOPE 3D digital surgical microscope. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recognized ARRI’s engineers and their contributions to the industry with 18 Scientific and Technical Awards. For locations and more information, please visit www.arri.com