Grass Valley announces Timothy Shoulders as new president
As 2018 gets underway, Grass Valley has announced that it will be guided by a new president—Timothy Shoulders, a member of the Belden team since 2011. Shoulders was appointed president effective January 1, transitioning from his previous role as vice-president and general manager of Belden’s global Industrial Cable business.
Prior to that, he gained valuable insights into the broadcast industry as leader of Belden’s global Broadcast Cables business following a successful stint in the company’s Enterprise Connectivity platform. He combines his background in accounting and finance with a passion for efficiency to manage a complex global manufacturing network and serve as a champion for lean manufacturing principles. Shoulders will report directly to Roel Vestjens, president, Industrial Solutions & Broadcast IT for Belden. Former president Marco Lopez has left the company to pursue other opportunities.
“Tim’s ability to successfully drive the Belden Broadcast and AV business as well as the Industrial Cable business over recent years makes him the right person to lead Grass Valley as we look ahead to an exciting time of growth and continued transition in the industry,” says Vestjens. “He has a unique ability to influence internal processes that enhance the customer experience by reducing or eliminating barriers to effective communication. An open and collaborative relationship with our customers is critical as we navigate business and technology changes in the market together.”
Shoulders has an extensive background in finance and accounting, including managing corporate finance functions and forecasting and reporting for large, diverse businesses. During his time with Belden, he’s led numerous M&A projects, integrations and cross-business initiatives, gaining expertise in the Belden Business System, a foundation of guiding principles and processes that lead to measurable efficiency. He will be based in Grass Valley’s worldwide headquarters in Montreal.
As he brings his own skills and perspectives to the role of Grass Valley president, he remains focused on the company’s core mission of empowering customers to create, control and connect content wherever, however and whenever it is consumed.