Riedel Communications has announced the appointment of Marco Kraft as head of sales for Germany. In his new role, Kraft will manage the company's sales and rental businesses serving the German broadcast and AV markets, reporting directly to Jens Miedek, sales director at Riedel.
"Marco is an outstanding addition to our sales organisation," said Miedek. "He has shaped established companies in the industry, both operationally and strategically, and his deep experience and leadership skills are a powerful asset. Plus, Marco knows the requirements of the ever-changing broadcast and AV world very well. With his proven expertise, he will continue to drive opportunities in the German market and take our business to new levels."
Kraft holds an engineering degree and brings many years of professional sales management experience to Riedel, together with specialised market knowledge from the broadcast and AV industries. Kraft previously spent several years as sales manager for DACH and Southern and Eastern Europe at Salzbrenner Stagetec Mediagroup, where he was responsible for the audio solutions and systems business. Other previous leadership positions include sales manager, DACH, for network management systems at Dimetis, a software development company for broadcast solutions, and general sales manager for Central and Eastern Europe at JVC Professional.
"Riedel's combination of manufacturing and rental businesses is unique, and it means the pace of innovation is high," commented Kraft. "Along with our strong German sales team, I'm looking forward to developing momentum for our customers and partners while continuing to expand and strengthen Riedel's market presence."