Joe Zajac To Head Up Market Development for Gepco, Sheer Wire
General Cable has named Joe Zajac as Manager, Market Development, Professional Broadcast & Commercial AV Products. Joe will lead the market and business development efforts for both the Gepco Brand and Sheer Wire line of products.
“I am pleased that Joe has accepted this position,” says Jay Lahman, VP and GM of Gepco and Carol Brand Products. “Joe’s 25 years of experience in the broadcast industry as well as his 14 years in manufacturing, product development and field engineering give him insight into these markets. I believe his deep technical knowledge and ability to work across the organization will further strengthen Gepco’s position as a leader in the industry.”
Zajac joined Gepco in 1996 and has held the positions of engineering manager, field engineer, and operations manager. For the last year, he has been Manufacturing Manager for Gepco products with responsibility of the fiber lab, and the assembly, rewind and shipping/receiving areas. Prior to joining Gepco, Zajac was Managing Engineer for 10 years at Columbia College Chicago, where he where he has also been a part-time instructor for the last 20 years.
Zajac holds a Bachelor’s degree in Radio/Sound from Columbia College Chicago. As a member of the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE), he participates in the society’s Standards Committee and has served as editor of the Standard for Television-Hybrid Electrical and Fiber Optic Camera Cable (SMPTE 311M-2007). He has received Certificates of Appreciation from the Audio Engineering Society (AES) and the Engineer and Recording Society of Chicago (EARS).