Arvato Systems strengthens European Broadcast Team
(Arvato Systems) Gütersloh/Cologne/London – Arvato Systems has announced a new Manager for Sales and Business Development, Russell Grute. His focus is on IT product solutions for Digital Media Management. His tasks will include discovering and building new markets for the full Arvato Systems Media portfolio.
He joins Arvato Systems following seven years at widely respected independent consultancy Broadcast Innovation Ltd. Grute had previously held senior sales and marketing roles at Pharos / Evertz, TSL, Leitch / Harris, Tyrell Corporation and Sony Broadcast where he began his career.
“In such as fast-moving industry I have always aimed to work at the cutting edge” says Grute. “After careful consideration I joined Arvato Systems because of the company’s current positive trajectory both corporately and with it’s next generation media solutions roadmaps. There is no other vendor providing such advanced Media Asset Management (MAM), Broadcast Management Systems (BMS) and Monetization Solutions in single portfolio. In my first few months I have been dealing with publishers, digital media companies alongside forward-thinking broadcasters”
Dirk Steinmeyer, Director of Broadcast Sales, adds: “The recent acquisition of Vidispine A.S alongside our growing partnerships with Microsoft and AWS make it a very exciting time to join Arvato Systems. Russelll brings us a unique wealth of global sales experience and success. And his long standing industry contacts at both international customers and partners.”
Global IT specialist Arvato Systems supports major companies through digital transformation. More than 2,600 staff in over 25 locations epitomize in-depth technology expertise, industry knowledge and focus on customer requirements. Working as a team, we develop innovative IT solutions, transition our clients into the Cloud, integrate digital processes and take on IT systems operation and support. As a part of the Bertelsmann-owned Arvato network, we have the unique capability to work across the entire value chain. Our business relationships are personal; we work with our clients as partners, so that together we can achieve long-term success. IT.arvato.com
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