AmberFin Enhances Worldwide Operations

AmberFin, a developer of file-based media ingest and transcoding solutions for content owners, broadcasters, sports organizations, and postproduction houses, announced that a number of seasoned technical and product management broadcast professionals have joined the company’s fast growing teams in the European, Middle Eastern, and African regions (AEMA); the Asia-Pacific region (APAC); and the Americas region.

In EMEA, Tamas Vass has joined AmberFin as the Company’s new Sales and Partner Director. Tamas’ primary responsibility is to support AmberFin’s EMEA-based channel partners to maximize sales of iCR, AmberFin’s flagship family of software products designed to facilitate the digitization and transformation of new and archived content. Tamas comes to AmberFin with a wealth of experience in the broadcasting industry, most recently as European Sales Director for Image Systems (formerly Digital Vision). Prior to this, Tamas held senior sales positions with Clear-Com, Leitch, and Harris.

Ben Davenport has also recently joined AmberFin as Software Product Manager. In this position, he is responsible for creating and delivering the lifecycle plan for AmberFin iCR’s features and functionality. Before joining AmberFin, Ben was Hamonic’s Solutions Marketing Manager. Prior to that, Ben held a number of technical marketing positions at Omneon before its acquisition by Harmonic.

AmberFin is also pleased to announce the appointment of Jean-Pierre Bousquet as Applications Sales Executive for the Asia-Pacific region, based in Singapore. In this position, JP is responsible for pre-sales, deployment and training, and customer care. JP joins AmberFin from Pixelmetrix Corporation, where he was Worldwide Support and Services Manager, and Avid Technology where, for over a decade, he held several senior engineering andsupport positions.

In the Americas region, AmberFin has recently recruited Ben Higley as Applications Sales Engineer. A bilingual (English/Spanish) engineer with a background in television automation, news gathering, and customer service management (gained with companies such as VCI Solutions, Media FLO, and Harris Corporation), Ben is now responsible for pre-sales, engineering, and customer care in one of AmberFin’s fastest growing markets.

“Over the last year, we have experienced growth of 90% thanks to hundreds of new iCR installations,” comments Jeremy Deaner, AmberFin’s CEO.  “The appointment of these seasoned, highly experienced industry professionals will not only help us support our fast growing customer base, but also ensure that we have the means to support our ambitious growth plans around the world.”

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