Riedel Communications has announced the promotion of Peter Glättli to director of research and development. Glättli moves from his previous position as head of R&D of the company’s Zurich operation and will assume responsibility for Riedel’s five main development hubs, aiming to advance the company’s IP-enabled hardware and software solutions. He will report to founder and CEO Thomas Riedel.
“Ongoing research and development are absolutely crucial for us to build and secure our company’s future, and this vital function is in great hands with Peter. In this leadership position, he will apply his deep experience and expertise in the development of audio and video solutions to help keep Riedel on the cutting edge of innovation in our various markets,” Thomas Riedel said. “With Peter’s promotion, he will now lead a significant concentration of engineering talent with a singular focus on creating the hardware and software solutions to drive future broadcast, event, and AV workflows. We thank Peter for taking on this challenging task.”
Glättli (pictured) formerly led teams in Switzerland and Germany to develop advanced audio engine technologies. Prior to Riedel, Glättli had been head of development for Studer/Harman International since 2012, where he was responsible for development of the Studer and Soundcraft product lines of high-end audio mixing consoles. Glättli also served for more than 14 years at Super Computing Systems AG in various engineering, development, and management roles, including head of the machine vision group and head of software.
“Riedel has an outstanding and talented development team, both in terms of quality and quantity. It’s a great honor to be able to take the helm, and I’m excited about working with this team to help cement our ongoing success, particularly in the realm of software development platforms,” Glättli explained. “It’s a joy to be associated with a company like Riedel, filled with people who are creative, innovative, courageous, and willing to take risks. With this kind of commitment, we are guaranteed to making a real difference in the marketplace and for our customers.”