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Kramer Promotes National Sales Manager

Kramer Electronics announced that it has promoted Kent Cawthorne to the new position of national sales manager for all Kramer and Sierra Video brand products.

Kent Cawthorne

Kent Cawthorne

Kramer Electronics announced that it has promoted Kent Cawthorne to the new position of national sales manager for all Kramer and Sierra Video brand products.

Cawthorne, who for the last two years has been Kramer's director of sales for Sierra Video, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kramer Electronics USA, has an extensive background in AV and broadcast sales.He began his career as a sales manager at the dealer level, focused on developing customer relationships for broadcast, production, corporate, and educational customers. Subsequently he moved to the manufacturing side of the industry and has held various management positions with such companies as Sony, Pacifiq Technologies, Panasonic, and Grass Valley.Prior to joining Kramer, Kent served as vice president of channel sales for QuStream, where he developed a variety of very successful sales strategies and initiatives.

"Kent has done a terrific job over the past two years by not only developing a dealer channel for the Sierra Video brand of routers, but also raising sales and brand awareness in several niche markets for Sierra's new HD, SD, 3G and wideband routing switchers," said Dave Bright, president of Kramer USA, in a statement. "In fact, under Kent's guidance, Sierra Video's dealer sales increased by more than 30 percent in 2009, which we all know was a very tough year."

Cawthorne graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.He currently resides in Madison, Alabama.

 


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