Headlee to serve as VP, Strategic Accounts serving the Healthcare Vertical Market
TAMPA, Fla., September 27, 2011
– AVI-SPL, the largest global integrator of audio visual and video conferencing systems and services, today announced the addition of Eric Headlee to its Strategic Accounts team as Vice President, serving the healthcare vertical market.
AVI-SPL’s Strategic Accounts team, led by Don Mastro, executive vice president of sales, is primarily responsible for the business development for targeted vertical markets at AVI-SPL. Services include centralized procurement for audio and video systems integration, collaborative communication solutions, transactional sales, managed conferencing services, event staging and production, meeting management, and product rental.
“Eric is a great addition to our strong Strategic Accounts team, bringing with him years of healthcare specific industry experience with specialized skills in medical video systems and collaboration applications expertise,”? stated Mastro. “His background will fit well into our healthcare vertical target market as he works closely with Tony McClain and CW Koellman with our successful medical group,”? added Mastro.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Eric to AVI-SPL,”? says AVI-SPL CEO John Zettel. “Eric boasts more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare and video communications industry, having most recently led the medical systems integration sales business for Olympus America,”? says Zettel. “The healthcare industry relies greatly on new technology and with AVI-SPL’s comprehensive product offering, we can meet those demands.”?
Headlee also worked for LifeSize Communications and VTEL prior to Olympus. In his new role, Headlee will be based out of Austin, Texas, and be responsible for promoting and marketing AVI-SPL to healthcare hospital systems, service providers and healthcare organizations, building new customer relationships, and delivering the full breadth of products and services of AVI-SPL to major organizations.
“Eric’s knowledge of the industry and its key players will help AVI-SPL gain a significant footprint in the AV medical marketplace,”? said Tony McClain, vice president medical systems, AVI-SPL.
AVI-SPL is a global leader in audio video communications technology, providing comprehensive solutions and services for professional AV installation, telepresence and video conferencing, digital media systems, control rooms and network operations centers, hotel rental services, event staging and production. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., AVI-SPL has highly-trained and certified system engineers throughout 32 U.S. offices and an international network of solution providers in 30 countries. Please visit
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