By: SVG Staff
Friday, August 3, 2012 - 10:24 am
Netherlands-based AV conversion, processing, and compliance recording specialist Axon Digital Design has strengthened its European sales and marketing team with the appointment of Michael Schneider as Business Development Manager for Germany and Switzerland. Schneider will be responsible for the further development of these strong markets for AXON’s products and he will work together with end-users and system integrators on new projects. He will also support existing customers and the installed base as direct contact for AXON in addition to AXON’s distributor Videor Technical GmbH.
“AXON is a quality-driven company that has a great reputation in the broadcast market. The main reason for this is the great team behind that is second to none in the industry,” commented Schneider. “I am pleased to be part of the AXON team and I am looking forward to working together with my German and Swiss customers in the future.”
Schneider most recently served as Sales Manager EMEA for Digital Film Technology, a manufacturer of advanced film scanning equipment, production software and storage solutions. In this role, he worked closely with customers to define system solutions for digitization projects throughout Europe. Before this he worked for Philips, Thomson and Grass Valley in various roles, including Head of Applications Management, Strategic Marketing Manager and Sales.
Schneider holds an engineering degree and brings 15+ years of experience in broadcast and post production.
“AXON is now opening its new direct sales office for Germany and Switzerland in Mainz,” said Harry Kanters, director of Marketing & Sales at AXON. “We are delighted to do this with Michael Schneider, who brings a wealth of broadcast industry experience as well as a very enthusiastic drive for success”.