Alain Andreoli, Grass Valley, Jeff Rosica.
Following its acquisition by Francisco Partners, Grass Valley has announced a new executive team which will be headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Leading the team as President and CEO will be Alain Andreoli, who was most recently an operating partner at Francisco Partners.
Prior to that, he has held leadership positions at several technology companies including President of Sun Microsystems Europe, Chairman and CEO of Hubwoo, CEO of Xiotech, EVP Sales & Services at McData, President and COO of Verio, International CVP at Storagetek, as well as several global leadership roles at Texas Instruments.
This is an exciting time to be taking the helm at Grass Valley, confirmed Andreoli. Together with the experienced and talented team at Grass Valley, we have ambitious and exciting plans for the company and I look forward to being a part of this impressive organization and helping lead the team to new heights of success.
As part of the senior executive team, supporting Andreoli will be Jeff Rosica in the role of executive vice president and chief sales & marketing officer. An industry and company veteran who previously served as a senior vice president and the division head for the organisation, Rosica will take global responsibility for all customer-facing activities and drive the organisations marketing functions.
Im looking forward to working with Alain and the other members of the leadership team to help drive continued success at Grass Valley stated Rosica. I am also excited about working closely with our tremendously loyal customer base around the world which can expect an even greater amount of innovation and customer focus from the newly independent Grass Valley.
In the role of executive VP and CFO, the newly appointed Ian Halifax will take responsibility for all G&A functions including Finance and accounting, HR, Legal and IT. Other key appointment have also been announced.
This press release was issued by Grass Valley.