Cooke to direct EMEA operations for Electrosonic18 September 2012
Electrosonic has appointed Marc Cooke (pictured) as director of operations for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Cooke will be responsible for all operational activities across the corporate, control rooms and entertainment markets. He has also been appointed a member of the EMEA Leadership Team.
According to the company, Cooke’s appointment is an important step in the growth of Electrosonic within the EMEA region. He will be responsible for ensuring clients receive a high level of service regardless of project size or location. Working closely with the VP of operations, Richard Maxfield, he will continue to improve and deploy strategic operational procedures, standards and initiatives, to ensure Electrosonic continues to deliver projects on time and within budget.
“I am delighted Marc has joined Electrosonic and the EMEA Leadership Team. He brings with him a wealth of AV operations experience along with a passion for excellence,” said Sarah Joyce, vice president EMEA. “Having worked with Marc a number of years ago at The Video Meeting Company and seeing his career develop, I know he has a proven track record of delivering high quality, reliable solutions within a client’s time frame. His drive and ability to build key industry relationships will ensure we continue to excel in delivering successful projects across all our markets.”
Cooke has over 14 years’ experience within the audio-visual industry. Before joining Electrosonic, Cooke was head of global partner operations for Teliris Telepresence.
“I am very excited to be working for Electrosonic. It has been one of my ambitions for many years to work for such a prestigious AV company,” said Cooke. “I am looking forward to working with the operations team and implementing further processes to help our clients remain at the competitive edge of their industry.”
Cooke will report directly to Sarah Joyce, the new VP EMEA, as well as working closely with Richard Maxfield, the VP of operations.