Riedel Appoints Andreas Pater to Head Rental Innovations
Riedel Communications, provider of real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks, has appointed Andreas Pater to serve as the company’s head of rental innovations. In this new role at Riedel, Pater will oversee product management within the Riedel rental department and work with his team to optimize management and marketing of the company’s rental solution portfolio.
“Over his career so far, Andreas has handled virtually every element involved in creating and delivering sophisticated solutions for complex live productions,” said Riedel Communications CEO Thomas Riedel. “As both an engineer and senior-level manager, he has the knowledge and leadership skills to help us to refine our rental department in a way that better serves our own business while improving the service and solutions we offer our customers. We are very pleased to welcome Andreas to the company.”
Prior to joining Riedel, Pater was managing director for all technical departments of event technology supplier Gahrens + Battermann GmbH. There, he was responsible for selecting and purchasing all variety of production equipment, new business development, technical innovations, and process optimization. He was also responsible for the internal IT department, the financial department, and human resources. During his 20 years with the company, Pater not only served as project manager for large-scale events, but also provided internal vocational training on event technologies. He earlier earned his diploma in engineering in electronics from the University of Siegen.