Archive for the 'Scuttlebut' Category

Healthy Q1 Growth for @Barco, Trading Update

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Russ Curry, Ministry of New Media

Today Barco (Euronext: BAR; Reuters: BARBt.BR; Bloomberg: BAR BB) announced the results for the first quarter ended 31 March 2019. During the first quarter, Barco booked 269.0 million euro of incoming orders, an increase of 10.0% year-over-year. At constant currencies orders were 6.1% higher compared to last year. Jan De Witte CEO said “I’m pleased […]

Absen Named As One of China’s Best Managed Companies

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Tristan Cotterill

Absen has been announced as one of China’s Best Managed Companies as part of Deloitte’s Best Managed Companies (BMC) programme. We are told that the company demonstrated excellent business management and was recognised at the gala dinner of the inaugural BMC Awards in China on 21 March 2019. The BMC programme is a global initiative […]

Canadian Franchise Association Recognises @FASTSIGNS

Friday, April 12th, 2019

Tristan Cotterill

FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced this week that it has been recognized by the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) as a silver recipient of the 2019 Franchisees’ Choice Designation. FASTSIGNS has been recognized by the CFA for the seventh consecutive year for its strong relationship with […]

Coca-Cola Great Britain Launches Aquarius

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Coca-Cola Great Britain has unveiled a new addition to its portfolio with the launch of Aquarius, a low-calorie range of water-based functional drinks containing essential minerals to help people perform at their best while staying hydrated. Aquarius will launch with two light and refreshing flavours, each enhanced with a mineral that helps the body perform […]

Chris Jones Joins ‪@PeerlessAVEU ‬

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Chris Jones has joined Peerless-AV as a design / project engineer for the European business. We are told that he will support the UK Pro and EMEA Sales and Product Management teams with a focus on concept design development. Chris has over 25 years’ engineering experience and over 10 years’ specialist AV industry knowledge. He […]

Steven Moeglin Joins LSI Industries

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

Steven Moeglin has joined LSI Industries Inc. (LYTS) as their new Director of National Accounts, one of LSI’s strategic market verticals. He will be responsible for leading the commercial sales team focused on large national lighting, graphics, and digital solution retail customers. Steven Moeglin joins LSI from Talis Clinical, where he served as the National […]

Pierre Selander Joins @ONELAN_Ltd

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

ONELAN has announced the appointment of Pierre Selander to the role of Nordic Sales Manager. we are told that with consistent levels of sustained growth in the Northern European regions, Selander’s recruitment reflects the strategic importance of the region to ONELAN as it continues to extend its global reach. Based in Sweden, Pierre Selander brings […]

Cary Huang Joins WPP China

Friday, April 5th, 2019

Tristan Cotterill

Cary Huang has joined WPP China as the new CEO of Kinetic China and GroupM’s OOH division. He was most recently Group CEO at Simei Media Co., Ltd. a publicly-listed communication group. He has worked for WPP before at Ogilvy, Mindshare and MediaCom.

Victoria Dade Joins @AVIXA Board of Directors

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Andrew Neale

AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, has appointed Victoria Dade, National Partner Director for Sonic Foundry, to serve on its Board of Directors. At Sonic Foundry, she is responsible for managing and recruiting reseller partners, consultants, and integrators to the company’s Mediasite business through its Certified Partner Program. She has held leadership positions with […]

#DSE2020 Exhibition Hall Opens April 1, 2020

Monday, April 1st, 2019

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

It has been announced that #DSE2020 is scheduled for March 31-April 3rd, 2020 with access to the Exhibit Hall April 1-2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. We understand that in 2020, the organisers are going to further improve the entranceway and the hall layout, which some people this year found a […]