Harmonic appoints senior vice president of worldwide sales
WORLD: Harmonic has appointed George Stromeyer to the role of senior vice president of worldwide sales. Leading Harmonic's global sales network, Mr Stromeyer will develop and implement a strategy for driving additional revenue opportunities within the broadcast, cable, satellite, telco, media and postproduction markets.
Prior to joining Harmonic, Mr Stromeyer most recently headed worldwide sales efforts for Cisco's information security business. During his career at Cisco, he also led the company's European cable, digital media and IPTV service provider sales division through a strong growth period. Before that he served as the managing director of Scientific Atlanta's Latin America business.
Mr Stromeyer has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College. In 2005 he was acknowledged for his leadership and contribution to the cable industry as one of Digital TV Europe's ‘Euro 50 ¬– Leaders’ in broadband and pay TV.
‘George brings a strong track record of leading high-performing sales organisations and driving profitable growth, which are central to accelerating Harmonic's global growth strategy,’ said Patrick Harshman, CEO and president at Harmonic, who Mr Stromeyer will report to.
‘George is the third executive to join Harmonic's senior leadership team from a world-class company in the past year. Strengthening our management team ensures that Harmonic can quickly respond to changing market needs while providing outstanding next-generation video infrastructure solutions.’