CEO Bruce D. Swail has created five key executive-level management positions with Richard Redmond (in pic) being appointed President, GatesAir International.
GatesAir has announced several internal promotions to newly formed executive roles.
GatesAir is reportedly coming off its most successful quarter to date. The release stated that in reflection of the success and to prepare for opportunities ahead, CEO Bruce D. Swail has created five key executive-level management positions aimed at maintaining aggressive global revenue growth and profitability: Rich Redmond becomes President, GatesAir International; Ray Miklius becomes Vice President and General Manager, Television; Ted Lantz becomes Vice President and General Manager, Radio; Keyur Parikh becomes Vice President and General Manager, Intraplex; and Tony Kobrinetz becomes Vice President of Engineering.
Redmond has reportedly held substantial sales, product management and executive-level roles in more than 20 years with the company across all aspects of the business. He had served as Chief Product Officer since the formation of GatesAir in 2014, and was directly responsible for overseeing key product launches, go-to-market strategies and global marketing initiatives. In his new role, Redmond is responsible for go-to-market, product, and M&A strategies for the APAC, EMEA and CALA markets, with all of these regional sales teams reporting to him.
Miklius, Lantz and Parikh have led their respective business units in Director roles since the formation of GatesAir, directly contributing to GatesAirs success across product development and global market penetration for the companys three key business areas. Their elevations establish them as General Managers with Profit and Loss responsibility within GatesAir, with direct responsibilities for global revenue growth and continued profitability.
Ray, Keyur, and Ted have been groomed for these new assignments for some time, continued Swail. The time is right to align to product centers and push decision-making to where it best resides.
Tony Kobrinetz comes to GatesAir following a storied career at Motorola. Tony enjoyed a 35-plus year career at Motorola, rising to the position of Vice President and General Manager for several of the companys organisations.
GatesAir remains bullish about the future of wireless over-the-air content delivery, and these appointments position us for the global growth opportunities we see over the coming decades, as well as recognising our internal pipeline for top talent, said Swail. All are proven industry professionals with the experience and expertise to help GatesAir and its customers continue to grow and prosper through the next-generation of over-the-air broadcasting.
All five positions will be based in in GatesAirs US offices (Mason, Ohio and Quincy, Illinois), reporting to Swail.