Daniel Huard Joins Riedel Communications as Sales Manager for Canada
Riedel Communications, provider of real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks, announced the appointment of Daniel Huard as sales manager for Canada. In this role with Riedel, Huard will work to increase awareness and adoption of the company’s products in broadcast, entertainment, and sports event applications, and to continue the growth of Riedel’s rental services.
“Daniel has been actively involved in audio and video production for more than 25 years, with an exclusive focus on A/V equipment sales and rental over the past decade,” said Christopher Street, general manager of North and Central America for Riedel Communications. “With a remarkable depth of experience and knowledge, as well as connections to virtually every major media group in Canada, he is an ideal fit for the leadership of our Canadian sales operations.”
Prior to joining Riedel, Huard owned and operated DHH, an equipment sales agency for brands including Riedel, Sennheiser, Stagetec, L-Acoustics, Digigram, and Neumann. Under his leadership, DHH provided solutions to broadcasters including CBC, Global TV, CTV, Rogers, and TVA. Huard’s company also supplied equipment to Cirque du Soleil, Celine Dion, and various professional equipment rental houses. In his earlier role as vice president of TV production for Montreal-based group Pram, he was responsible for line production of Surprise sur Prise in France and the United States, as well as for management of the company’s mobile production units.
Huard, who is fluent in both English and French, will be based in Quebec.