Mathias Eckert will be responsible for Harris Broadcast Communications operations in Central Europe.
He has the dual role of regional director, Central Europe, and managing director of the new Harris Broadcast Communications office opening this month in Munich, Germany. His responsibilities cover Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Eastern Europe, including Russia.
Richard Scott, vice president, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) operations for Harris Broadcast Communications, made the announcement.
Eckert joined Harris from Avid Technology, where he held the position of general manager for Northern and Central Europe. Prior to that, he was director of European operations for iNEWS, and also worked for Sony Deutschland.