GatesAir has hired three new regional sales managers will be based in the Middle East, North Africa, Eastern Europe and the Asia-Pacific.
Jason Mak joins the Singapore office as regional sales manager for Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand. His background includes direct sales, business development and technology services from engineering to systems integration, with 15 years of experience in DTV broadcasting, RF and wireless communications. He most recently led the Broadcast Network Division at Nera Telecommunications Ltd., in its Asia-Pacific territories.
Jhonny Maroun has been appointed regional sales manager for the Middle East and North Africa region. Based in Lebanon, Maroun is an engineer with 11 years of entrepreneurial experience. He most recently served as a regional director at Wohler Technologies, where he was responsible for business operations and strategic growth in the broadcast and media markets.
Xavier Collet joins GatesAir as regional sales manager based out of Paris. Collet will cover Eastern Europe and the CIS countries, which include Russia, Poland, Romania and Turkey. With 15 years of international broadcast sales and business development experience, he previously managed accounts at Grass Valley and Avid. Most recently, he served as director of sales and business development at Technicolor Network Services.