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Imagine Communications bolsters leadership team with executive appointments
Imagine promotes several executives
Imagine Communications has announced the appointment of several executives to head pivotal product and services initiatives. The company has promoted Ajay Kapoor to lead Global Services. Kapoor, formerly the head of Avaya’s professional services organization, joined Imagine Communications in 2014. Kapoor will oversee a team of more than 200 support engineers and analysts in 30 countries.
Imagine has also promoted Sarah Foss to the position of Chief Product Officer (CPO) for the company’s Advertising Management Solutions (AMS) portfolio. In the newly created position, Foss will report to Imagine CEO Charlie Vogt and assume overall strategic responsibility for the global development and direction of Imagine’s ad management product portfolio.
Recent appointments also include the promotion of Chris Sjerven to Vice President of Operations. Sjerven, who will also report to Vogt, has more than 20 years of global manufacturing and supply chain experience. Prior to joining Imagine, Sjerven was with Flextronics, a $28 billion contract manufacturer. He has also held positions at Advanced Energy, Nexergy and Cornice, accumulating expertise in the data storage, power management and semiconductor capital equipment business sectors.
Leonardo Emilo Gañán, another appointment, will lead the company’s CALA sales region.
The company launches Image Communications Labs
Also, the company has launched Imagine Communications Labs, an advanced service offering designed to help customers and partners quickly and efficiently test proof of concepts (POCs) and validate complex workflow integrations, including interoperability.
Imagine Communications Labs will be led by Peter Riordan, an industry veteran who recently joined Imagine Communications from Encompass Digital Media. Riordan has made significant contributions to the media industry over the past two decades as part of distinguished technology teams at HBO, Discovery Communications and Encompass.
“Imagine sends a message of innovation”
“Imagine is sending a clear and resounding message to our customers that we will continue to invest in technology innovation and in the support resources required to provide exceptional customer service”, has explained Charlie Vogt, CEO of Imagine Communications.
“Extensive research & development investments and timely acquisitions over the past few years have positioned Imagine Communications to lead and navigate our industry through an unprecedented era of change. We are fully committed to the technology and services required to support today’s revenue and operational infrastructure and are working closely with our customers to help them begin to realize the future of television today”.