Latin America. TVU Networks is expanding its team in Latin America following the appointment of Rafael Castillo as general manager for Latin America last May.
Castillo will lead the new team, consisting of: Edgar Chavez, Regional Manager, Mexico and Central America; Ludwyng Cuervo, Regional Manager, Andean Region and the Caribbean; and Mateus Domingues, Solution Architect, Latin America. All three are experienced engineers. Together, they will offer sales and local area support for the entire TVU product portfolio to Latin American broadcasters.
"Latin America provides important opportunities for our company," said Paul Shen, CEO of TVU Networks. "We have always been very active in this region, and now we have an excellent team, with a local focus, who know the technology and the needs of our clients, who will increase the level of communication with our current clients, as well as the reach of those who consider TVU, this new regional support is a reflection of our commitment to meet the needs of our customers wherever they are: today and in the future. "
Chávez, who has a specialization in Telecommunications, began his career as a support engineer for several resellers, focusing on brands such as Miranda, FOR-A and Volicon. He has worked in sales and business development for companies such as: Excellence in Communications and Technology, Telefonica Media Networks and Bitcentral.
Cuervo joins TVU with more than 15 years in the broadcast market. He participated in the development and implementation of projects related to the transition to digital television in Colombia. More recently, Cuervo led the technical and sales departments at Istronyc Communications. Before that, he worked for RCN and Caracol Television.
Domingues arrives at TVU after 10 years in the transmission industry, mainly in support and pre-sales. While at the Brazilian resellers AVICOM and Alliance Technologies, he supported companies such as Ericsson, Bridge Technologies, Ross Video and Riedel Communications.
The three join Castillo and Claudio Frugus, sales director of TVU for Brazil, just in time for TVU's participation in SET Expo 2018 in Sao Paulo from 28 to 30 in August. TVU Networks will show its innovative offerings of video over IP technology in SET, including the new MediaMind platform that will be shown for the first time in Brazil. TVU Networks will exhibit at stand n. ° 18 during the SET Expo, to be held at the Expo Center North Red Pavilion and Convention Center.
"SET Expo is the largest event in the Latin American market and attracts high-quality creatives and technical personnel involved in every aspect of the production chain," said Rafael Castillo, vice president and general manager of TVU Networks Latin America. "SET Expo is a key show for us because we have a strong and growing customer base throughout Latin America, and I am particularly eager to show our current and potential broadcast customers what our new remote production and MediaMind solutions can do for them." .
TVU Networks products will showcase its complete portfolio at SET Expo, including its intuitive remote production systems and the cloud-based studio.