Artel Expands Executive Team Positioning Company for Future Growth
WESTFORD, Mass. — June 23, 2014 — Artel Video Systems today announced the appointment of Kevin Ancelin to the newly created position of Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Based in Jacksonville, Florida, Ancelin brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership skills to Artel, with more than 28 years of experience in the broadcast industry.
In his new role at Artel, Ancelin will be responsible for growing domestic and international sales of Artel’s flagship DigiLink media transport platform, and for providing leadership in new product development and strategic business decisions.
“We are excited to add a seasoned executive like Kevin to Artel’s management team. We look forward to benefiting from his management experience, and his extensive involvement in and understanding of the industry, to help us bring new and innovative solutions to the market.” said Artel Video Systems President, Richard Dellacanonica. “We’re also looking forward to the fresh perspective he will bring to the position as well as his tremendous energy and exuberance in solving customer and market challenges.”
Prior to joining Artel, Ancelin was at Adtec Digital, where he held various executive roles including serving as President from 2003-2010. As one of the founders of Adtec, Ancelin was instrumental in growing the company from a start-up to a worldwide leader in the MPEG based contribution market, with numerous TV Technology STAR award-winning products. He attended the University of Central Florida and holds a Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree. Ancelin is active in the broadcast community through his membership and/or involvement with industry associations such as the NAB, SMPTE, Sports Video Group, and CableLabs, and has participated in many industry discussion panels and speaking engagements.
“Joining Artel’s executive team presents an outstanding opportunity to play an integral role in the acceleration of the company’s current and future growth,” says Ancelin. “I was drawn to Artel because of the innovative and highly resilient multipurpose DigiLink transport platform. Additionally, Artel’s recent entry into the JPEG 2000 transport market, most specifically the leadership role Artel has taken in the Video Services Forum and its VSF-TR-01 interoperability standard, is something I am especially excited about. I am looking forward to directing the sales team and being involved in developing the product roadmap and business strategy as Artel looks at new regions, markets, and technologies.”
More information about the company and its products is available at www.artel.com.
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About Artel Video Systems (www.artel.com)
Artel Video Systems is a leading global provider of broadcast-quality media transport solutions for IP, direct fiber, and managed optical networks. A pioneer in the industry, Artel developed the first commercially available video-over-fiber video transport platform. In recent years Artel has provided solutions based on DigiLink media platform providing the most reliable and easiest to configure and support solutions. With thousands of deployments DigiLink is relied upon everyday by the world’s largest broadcasters, telecommunication companies, and CATV operators for mission critical video and data feeds to support the world’s most watched sports, news, and entertainment events.
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