Riedel Communications has announced the appointment of Trip Wootten as regional sales manager for the U.S. Southeast, where he lead direct and channel sales for a market that includes Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, and North Carolina.
Reporting to Reidel Communications, Americas vice president of sales Rich Zabel, Wootten brings more than a decade of sales, sales support, and sales engineering experience to his new position. Most recently, he oversaw a Southeastern U.S. sales territory as regional account manager for Grass Valley, a role he also previously filled for Telestream. Prior to joining Telestream, he worked for more than seven years at Grass Valley in account management, sales management, sales support, and inside sales positions. He also previously worked in inside sales for the WH Platts Company and formerly served as an IT support engineer for North Point Community Church.
“It’s a pleasure to welcome Trip to our team. After working with him previously at Grass Valley,” says Zabel. “I know he’ll make an outstanding addition to our sales operation. He knows the Southeast market inside and out, so he’ll be able to hit the ground running and start having an immediate impact as we continue growing our sales presence in the region.”