Newtec expands presence in Asia-Pacific with new sales

St-Niklaas, (PresseBox) - Newtec, a world-leading innovator in the satellite and communications industry, has appointed the highly-experienced Richard Walshe as Vice-President of Sales in the Asia-Pacific, continuing to strengthen its presence in the region.

Richard brings with him more than 30 years of experience in the broadcast and satellite industry, with his extensive global sales experience.Richard also has a strong broadcast and telecommunications engineering base, with satellite and RF skills, including hands-on understanding of vital systems.

Prior to joining Newtec, Richard worked with Quantum Pacific Pty, BarcoNet and Vocality Pty Ltd, and most recently Gencom Technology Sydney, where he held the position of Sales & Marketing Manager for the past two years.

Kris Warreyn, Newtec's VP Global Sales said "With his varied and impressive experience coupled with his passion and enthusiasm for not only his job, but also for Newtec itself, Richard will be hugely important in driving the company forward in the Asia Pacific, by maintaining and growing our existing key accounts, and introducing our portfolio to new customers."

Whilst at Gencom, Richard was actively involved in major sales deals with broadcast systems and equipment, as well as being responsible for marketing operations including organising and implementing exhibitions, advertising new industry trends and sales forecasts, budgets and commercial issues.

"My aim is to build on Newtec's reputation for innovative technology and outstanding customer service in the Asia Pacific region, said Richard.

"I am looking forward to using my technical, sales and market knowledge to expand our presence in the region, and further strengthen the company's market-leading position."

Newtec has built up a reputation for exceptional customer service and product quality, with a range that includes high-speed DVB and DVB S2 modulators, DVB RCS-based IP Broadband Access Networks, advanced software for the enhancement of IP traffic, digital TV and radio distribution networks and interactive TV networks.

Newtec Communications GmbH

Newtec is one of the market leaders in Satellite Communications, offering highly reliable products and solutions including DVB modulators, Digital TV & Radio Distribution networks, interactive TV networks and IP Broadband Access Networks to customers worldwide.

With its ambitious policy of re-investment in R&D, Newtec is recognized as a forerunner in several innovative satellite communication technologies, which have been published as industry standards (DVB, DVB-S2, DVB RCS and iSatTV Cenelec pr EN50478).

Established in 1985, and headquartered in Belgium, the company has regional offices located in Stamford (US), Singapore (Singapore), Beijing (China), Dubai(UAE), São Paulo (Brazil) and Johannesburg (South Africa).

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