Rich Zabel Joins Riedel as Vice President of Sales for North America
"Rich's illustrious career spans more than 30 years, and it includes senior executive and sales management positions for some of the biggest names in the video industry," Bente said. "But his leadership capabilities extend far beyond sales management. He brings hands-on expertise and strong relationships in broadcast, media, sports, and news market verticals to his new role. Rich will be a great asset as we continue developing those verticals and growing customer deployments all across North America."
Zabel joins Riedel from Evertz Microsystems, where he was Director of Sales, Northeast and Strategic Accounts. He also previously served for more than two years as Director of Sales, Eastern Region, for Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, and for three years as Vice President, Sports and Live Events, for Imagine Communications. Prior to Imagine Communications, Zabel served for eight years at Harris Broadcast, first as Vice President of Sales, Eastern Region, and then as Vice President of Sales for the entire U.S.
About Riedel Communications
Riedel Communications designs, manufactures, and distributes pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks for broadcast, pro audio, event, sports, theater, and security applications. Riedel is locally headquartered in Burbank, CA with its global headquarters in Wuppertal, Germany. Riedel employs over 500 people in 20 locations throughout Europe, Australia, Asia, and the Americas.