The Buzz: Newsmakers
Dec 1, 2005 12:00 PM
Leitch has hired Paul Keller to serve as product manager for its Videotek test and measurement product line. … David Penn has joined Audio Visual Innovations (AVI) as project engineer for its Denver office. … Canare welcomes Kazuo “Woody” Urata as its new president and CEO. … ActiveSource, a division of digital signage provider ActiveLight, announced the judges for the second annual DIGI Awards: Joseph Finizio, vice president of member services, POPAI; Darek Johnson, senior technology editor of Signs of the Times; Ed Weil, sourcebook director for Content magazine; Kurt Witzel, senior manager of retail marketing for Anheuser-Busch; and David Keene, executive editor of Digital Signage Quarterly and DIGI Awards chairman. … CEDIA welcomes Helge Fischer of Jamo US as chair of its 2006 Manufacturers Council. … Bomar Interconnect Products recently named California-based Master Distributors a Platinum distributor. … DisplaySearch has hired Henry Choy as vice president of display electronics research. … Onkyo USA has named Keith Haas director of sales for its Integra brand. Haas will continue in his current role as director of sales for the Onkyo and Onkyo Professional brands. … Nicole Scano-Schwiebert will assume the role of vice president of human resources and administration for Production Resource Group (PRG). The company also promoted Steve Washington to general manager of PRG Dallas. … TEA, a worldwide professional association representing creators of compelling places and experiences, has appointed Craig Hanna, chief creative officer of Thinkwell Design & Production, president of its International Board. … Broadstream Communications has selected Latens Systems' IP CAS next-generation IPTV content protection system to secure its digital video broadcast services for its content distribution customers in the telco market. … Uwe Bingel has joined Riedel Communications as chief financial officer.
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