|[January 28, 2013]
ATEME Appoints Antonovich as Americas General Manager
PARIS --(Business Wire)--
ATEME, an industry leader in world-class video compression solutions,
today announced it has selected long-time industry leader Mike
Antonovich as its Senior Vice President and General Manager, Americas.
Antonovich, will lead ATEME's expanding team throughout the Americas as
the company continues its rapid trajectory in high quality traditional
and multi-screen video encoding and transcoding solutions to address the
evolving needs of the Broadcast, Cable, DTH and IPTV (News - Alert) markets.
Mike Antonovich - ATEME Senior Vice President and General Manager, Americas (Photo: Business Wire)
"As a well-recognized and respected global video solutions leader, Mike
brings a wealth of experience, understanding and commitment to customer
service that will strengthen our company and better serve our
customers," said Michel Artières, Cief Executive Officer for ATEME. "We
are very pleased for Mike to be part of the management team and look
forward to the creativity, innovation and energy that has fueled his
remarkable career. His sales and leadership experience and key customer
relationships will be invaluable to ATEME as we expand our market
presence in the Americas."
"I am very happy to join the ATEME team, as I've not only been impressed
with their market leading technology, but also with the "bench strength"
I've seen from an extraordinarily dedicated and talented team.", said
Mike Antonovich, "ATEME's unique abilities preserve the world's most
valuable video content everywhere from high bandwidth video contribution
right through to multi-screen and adaptive bit-rate video delivery on
mobile platforms. ATEME is extremely well positioned to not only serve
traditional television contribution and distribution needs, but to also
deliver innovative solutions to the quickly evolving new media
Antonovich brings more than 30 years of sales, marketing, operations,
engineering and executive leadership experience to ATEME. He has served
as Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Roberts Communications
Network; President and CEO of Genesis Networks; President and CEO of The
SPACECONNECTION; Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing
for PanAmSat. He started his career as a Broadcast Engineer with ESPN (News - Alert)
and Group W Satellite.
ATEME is a world leading provider of MPEG-4 /
H.264 and MPEG-2 bandwidth efficient compression technology. ATEME
encoding solutions are deployed widely for broadcast contribution links,
distribution, multi-screen live streaming, OTT and VOD applications.
More information is available at www.ateme.com.
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