Don Bird Joins Wohler as Chief Marketing Officer
Wohler Technologies today announced the appointment of Don Bird as chief marketing officer, a newly created position reflecting the company’s increased commitment to worldwide strategic sales and marketing. With a 30-plus-year career in the media and cinema industries — including more than 20 years in executive management — Bird will lead all of Wohler’s sales, marketing, and product line management operations.
“Don is the ideal professional to lead Wohler’s sales and marketing operations into our next phase of growth. He brings to this new role extensive experience and deep insight into sales, marketing, brand management, and global operations for broadcast audio, film and video post-production, and digital cinema conversion,” said Carl Dempsey, Wohler president-CEO.
Bird is the president and founder of InSync Advisors, a business advisory firm. Prior to forming InSync Advisors, he was SVP of corporate strategy and business development for DTS Digital Cinema, a division of DTS Inc., where he was responsible for restructuring and selling two business units consisting of more than 200 employees with operations in six countries.
Positions Bird held prior to DTS include VP of sales and marketing for Avica Technology Corp., a software technology company, and various positions over 12 years in sales, marketing, and general management for 360 Systems, a company specialized in digital audio and video products for the broadcast industry.