New appointment underlines Grass Valley commitment to Live & Sports
Grass Valley is cementing its commitment to the live and sports market in EMEA with the appointment of John Carter as director of business development. Based in Newbury, Carter rejoins Grass Valley to leverage his experience of live production applications and workflows and the mission critical demands of mass audience sports coverage.
Carter’s career spans three decades in the broadcast media industry, holding both technical and commercial positions across sales, engineering and senior product management. He joins Grass Valley’s EMEA management team in a senior commercial role reporting to Tim Banks, vice president of sales, EMEA.
Banks commented: “We are delighted to welcome John back to the Grass Valley team. He brings extensive expertise and strategic thinking that will further strengthen our lead position in this key growth market for Grass Valley.”
Prior to his appointment, Carter was vice president of product management for EVS, with responsibility for the company’s production switcher portfolio and roadmap. Previously, Carter was senior product manager with Grass Valley, with a focus on switchers and vision mixing products and oversaw strong revenue growth and a series of market breakthroughs.