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Fries to Head R&S Media Division

Remote production workflows to be a priority

Joerg Fries, Rohde & SchwarzJörg Fries was named the new vice president of Broadcast, Amplifier & Media Solutions for manufacturer Rohde & Schwarz. He replaces Cornelius Heinemann, who has taken another role at the company outside of the Broadcast & Media Division.

He has been with the company for 25 years, most recently in the Wireless Multimedia segment.

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“His appointment to head Rohde & Schwarz’s Broadcast and Media Division supports the strategic shift in its approach towards its core markets and reinforces the company’s intention of becoming more disruptive in production, delivery and distribution workflow management and software-centric products and systems,” the company stated.

In the press release, Fries said that among the most important trends in the market right now is “the rise of remote production based on a flexible, software-centric approach.” He said the company is focused on “increasing production efficiency in remote architectures, standardizing new workflows and establishing new technologies to enable a seamless transition to remote production.”

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