Panasonic appoints Meryl Altman Product Line Business Manager for specialty HD products
Broadcast announced the appointment of Meryl Altman as its new Product Line
Business Manager with responsibility for specialty high definition video
products including the AJ-HDC27 VariCam, the AJ-HDX900 HD camcorder, studio cameras,
DVCPRO HD tape decks, the HD master quality D5 recorder and the recently
introduced AJ-HDP2000 12-bit, 4:4:4 2K processor. In her new role, Altman
is responsible for planning, distribution and promotional activities for these
premium product lines.
30 years of broadcast experience, Altman brings extensive expertise in
professional video systems sales, marketing and business development. Prior to
joining Panasonic, Altman was the Director of New Business Development for Glue
Editing & Design, a New York City-based post production facility with
clients such as ESPN, HBO and PBS. In that post, she developed and implemented
sales and marketing strategies to expand its high definition client base.
addition, Altman has served as an independent sales consultant with top systems
integrators, including the Miami-based Broadcast International Group, where she
helped to expand their sales and marketing efforts and provided counsel for the
design and development of the first digital radio and television stations based
in the English-speaking commonwealth of the
experience also includes executive positions with several broadcast and systems
engineering firms, including the Systems Division at A.F. Associates (currently
known as Ascent Media Group) where, as Vice President, she drove the company’s
strategy in broadcast systems, securing numerous high-value contracts, including
the first digital cable network for USA Networks.