Lawo has announced the promotion of Sam Schauland to executive vice president North America with overall responsibility for the company’s business in the market, reporting to CCO Jamie Dunn.
Schauland joined Lawo in 2015 as technical manager and in 2016 overseeing the company’s first large-scale IP video project for a European soccer tournament in France. He was appointed technical manager Americas”in 2017 to coordinate the delivery of customer projects and the development of support infrastructure in North America and a growing operations team, and then was promoted in 2019 to the position of senior vice president global operations, leading the global team of project managers and engineers, optimizing processes and driving strategic initiatives.
“I am extremely excited to take on this new responsibility,” says Schauland. “Lawo has grown tremendously in North America in the past years, thanks to a strong reputation for market-leading IP solutions combined with first-class expertise and support. I look forward to this new challenge of leading continued growth in what has become Lawo’s largest global market.”
Dunn adds, “We were lucky to have Sam join Lawo, not least because of his enthusiasm for our North American organization, which he has constantly advanced since joining the team. With him at the helm of our growing organization, we will keep maximizing customer success and commercial performance in North America whilst leveraging the benefits of the global Lawo brand and organization, focusing on continual improvement, growth, and scalability.”