Ikegami Adds Asim Saeed as Business Development Manager
Ikegami announced a new addition to its sales and support team with the appointment of Asim Saeed as Business Development Manager. Reporting to Ikegami Europe President Kenzo Ishizuka, Saeed will promote the full Ikegami range of broadcast and medical products to existing and potential customers.
“With over 70 years of experience in high-end image capture, processing, and display, Ikegami is a highly respected brand with proven capabilities in terms of production quality, robustness, and technical innovation,” comments Saeed. “It is a great opportunity to be joining the team at a time when the television industry is advancing into new technologies such as high dynamic range image capture and display, higher resolution standards such as 4K and 8K, and the many new production methods made possible by IP-based equipment control and signal distribution.”
“Asim Saeed has a very good career background in the broadcast business with a good understanding of television technology from lens optics right through to playout and transmission,” adds Abdul Ghani, General Manager Ikegami Middle East. “He also combines excellent communication skills with good knowledge of the Middle East and North Africa territories.”
Graduating with an MBA degree, Saeed joined a UAE-based system integrator in 2000 as a sales executive, responsible for Canon’s broadcast lens throughout the Middle East. He was promoted in 2006 to Sales Manager and from 2014 onwards to General Manager. During that time, he successfully extended the company’s operations into new products and solutions.