Arvato Names Grute Sales Manager for UK, Ireland, Nordics

Global IT specialist Arvato Systems today appointed Russell Grute manager for sales and business development for the U.K., Ireland and the Nordics.

His focus will be on IT product solutions for digital media management. His tasks will include discovering and building new markets for the full Arvato Systems Media portfolio.

He joins Arvato Systems following seven years at independent consultancy Broadcast Innovation Ltd. Grute had previously held senior sales and marketing roles at Pharos/Evertz, TSL, Leitch/Harris, Tyrell Corp. and Sony Broadcast, where he began his career.

Dirk Steinmeyer, Arvato’s director of broadcast sales, adds: “The recent acquisition of Vidispine A.S alongside our growing partnerships with Microsoft and AWS make it a very exciting time to join Arvato Systems. Russelll brings us a unique wealth of global sales experience and success, and his long-standing industry contacts at both international customers and partners.”

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