Arvato Systems Names Russell Grute Sales And Business Development Manager For UK, Ireland And Nordics
Arvato Systems has named Russell Grute the new manager for sales and business development. His focus will be on IT product solutions for digital media management. His tasks will include discovering and building new markets for the full Arvato Systems Media portfolio.
He joins Arvato Systems following seven years at Broadcast Innovation. Grute has had previously held senior sales and marketing roles at Pharos / Evertz, TSL, Leitch / Harris, Tyrell Corporation, and Sony Broadcast where he began his career.
“In such as fast-moving industry I have always aimed to work at the cutting edge” says Grute. “After careful consideration I joined Arvato Systems because of the company’s current positive trajectory both corporately and with it’s next generation media solutions roadmaps. There is no other vendor providing such advanced media asset management, broadcast management systems and monetization solutions in single portfolio. In my first few months I have been dealing with publishers, digital media companies alongside forward-thinking broadcasters”
“The recent acquisition of Vidispine A.S alongside our growing partnerships with Microsoft and AWS make it a very exciting time to join Arvato Systems,” Dirk Steinmeyer, Director of Broadcast Sales, says.”Russell brings us a unique wealth of global sales experience and success. And his long standing industry contacts at both international customers and partners.”