Riedel Communications has announced the promotion of Rick Seegull to the role of SVP technology and business development for the Americas, where he is focusing on technology trends and the future direction of the company, working closely with customers, channel partners and the product management team.
Seegull was previously the VP of system consulting for the Americas, where he managed the team of system consultants and project engineers to design, install, and support numerous innovative installations throughout the Americas.
“I am grateful for the recognition of my accomplishments over the years in being given this new role and responsibility,” Seegull states. “I am very excited to be able to focus more of my time on raising awareness of the increasing capabilities of our growing list of products and the technological direction and business opportunities for Riedel.”
He has 25 years of experience in the industry, more than seven of them with Riedel, and has created and managed both startup divisions and departments involved in numerous aspects of the product chain, from concept and design to manufacturing, marketing, and sales. He also holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Polytechnic University of New York.
“Rick has been instrumental in guiding our technological and business direction within his role as VP of system consulting, with his in-depth knowledge of the products and our customers,” says Jens Miedek, executive director global sales for Riedel. “It’s exciting to acknowledge his boundless efforts with this well-deserved promotion.
Joyce Bente, president-CEO the Americas, adds, “I am absolutely delighted to see Rick take these next steps in his career! His dedication to his team, Riedel, and the customers is incredible, and this promotion is well deserved. I am confident this promotion will not only be good for Rick, but for the whole of Riedel, itself. Nobody is better qualified to guide us into the future.”
Seegull will continue to be based out of the U.S. Headquarters in Santa Clarita, CA and continue to report directly to Bente.