(Maywood, NJ--January 11, 2017) Ikegami
, a leader in HD and UHD cameras and production equipment for TV broadcasters, networks, and other HD content creators has made two personnel announcements. Erin Rice has been promoted to the position of Sports & Entertainment Sales Manager, and Dave Pavlik has been named Northern Regional Sales Manager.
Mr. Rice was previously Midwest Sales Manager for Ikegami, overseeing sales for the U.S. Midwest region and Canada. In the newly created position of Sports & Entertainment Sales Manager, he provides a primary contact for broadcasters, content creators and systems integrators in the sports, entertainment and House of Worship verticals. In addition, Mr. Rice is consulting with all Ikegami regional sales managers as a dedicated resource in these fields.
"With so many emerging infrastructure and format technologies, Ikegami's sports and entertainment customers look to us for guidance," Rice says. "Our agility and pioneering expertise makes Ikegami uniquely positioned to lead them through the current transitions, and anticipate their future needs."
Mr. Pavlik comes to Ikegami with two decades of experience in technical consulting, product management and business development for media productions. Prior to joining Ikegami, he held account management positions with both Fletcher Camera and Fletcher Sports. In addition, he was Regional Sales Manager, Broadcast and Professional Products for Canon Broadcast Lenses. Based in Chicago, he oversees sales for the U.S. Northern and Central states.
"I'm glad to join Ikegami, which has an unparalleled commitment to customer satisfaction," Pavlik says. "That's a perfect match for my approach to customer service, which is to serve as a technical consultant and take the time to understand people's needs. In addition, I'm drawn to Ikegami because of its consistent focus on the Broadcast market: We stand out by making professionals our priority."
"Both these personnel moves are welcome developments for Ikegami and our customers," says Teri Zastrow, Director of Sales & Marketing for Ikegami. "Erin Rice has distinguished himself with his command of our product line and the evolving landscape of sports and entertainment video production. As well, we are excited to benefit from Dave Pavlik's 20 years of experience and passion for excellence."
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Ikegami is a leading supplier of high quality professional broadcast equipment. The Ikegami name is recognized globally for its state-of-the-art television cameras, Medical cameras and CCTV equipment. World-class CMOS imagery, 4K and 8K technology, multi-format flexibility, and unparalleled customer support define the Ikegami experience for users in broadcast, sports venues, mobile production, houses of worship, education, corporate and many more applications. For more information and the location of the Regional Office nearest you, call Ikegami's headquarters at 201-368-9171 or visit www.ikegami.com
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