Riedel Comms To Open New Office in China, Appoints Jan Eveleens to Director of Business Development
Reflecting its growing market presence in the vital Asia Pacific region, Riedel Communications will open a new office in Beijing. Also, the company appoints Jan Eveleens to Director of Business Development for video networking solutions.
Riedel Further Expands Global Footprint With Opening of Beijing Office
The China office is Riedel’s fourth Asia-Pacific sales hub, following on the successful launches of the company’s Australian, Japanese, and Singaporean branches.
The Beijing office represents a major first step in Riedel’s effort to establish a local infrastructure for supporting a growing Chinese customer base and will allow the company to provide tailored customer service, system design, business development, and sales functions. The Beijing office is located in the Chaoyang District and will be led by Gao Jian, Riedel’s new Regional Sales Manager for China.
“As the Chinese broadcast, production, and event markets continue to expand, the time is right for Riedel to have an established presence in China. We’re very excited to open an office in China’s capital city and staff it with a great team of professionals,” says Cameron O’Neill, Director, Asia Pacific, at Riedel Communications. “Our award-winning technologies are designed specifically to meet the production challenges of today and tomorrow. Adding local resources and support will help us better service customers who need high-quality broadcast and AV solutions in this important market. The Beijing office is just the beginning of Riedel’s long-term commitment to China.”
Riedel Appoints Jan Eveleens Director of Business Development for Video Networking Solutions
Reporting directly to the company’s CEO and founder Thomas Riedel, Eveleens will help drive Riedel Communications’ IP and video networking business efforts supporting product management, sales, and marketing. He will focus particularly on the further expansion of opportunities for MediorNet, Riedel’s family of real-time signal transport, processing, and routing solutions.
Eveleens joins Riedel after almost a decade serving as CEO of Axon, a technology company in the field of broadcast network infrastructure. Prior to joining Axon, he held general manager positions in the Netherlands over a 20-year period for leading video technology companies, serving first with Philips Electronics and then with Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. Eveleens has been involved in numerous industry associations including the IABM, for which he served as chairman of the board of directors for several years. He holds degrees in electronics and computer science from Delft University of Technology.
“Jan is an outstanding addition to our team. His broad and deep experience and expertise in the video and broadcast technology and international business will be a great asset. Plus, his leadership roles in organizations such as the IABM have earned him wide respect throughout the industry,” says Riedel. “We welcome Jan to Riedel Communications and look forward to working with him to expand our presence even further in the European marketplace.”