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Videndum Media Solutions Appoints Simon Beesley as Sales & Business Development Director EMEA for the Pro Audio Group

Wilsonville, OR (June 7, 2023) — Videndum Media Solutions is very pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Beesley to the position of Sales & Business Development Director EMEA for the Pro Audio Group. In his new role, Simon will be responsible for sales and business development in the region for the company’s professional audio portfolio of brands, which includes Audix and Rycote.

Simon Beesley joins Videndum with a broad spectrum of experience in the professional audio and broadcast marketplaces. After studying electronics and engineering, with a particular interest in RF technology, he started his career in this industry at Raycom, the manufacturer of radio talkback systems for broadcast, as well as performing engineering work on wireless mic systems. He has served in a variety of roles such as business development, sales, product management, and rental and installation division management for companies including Sony Professional, Riedel Communications and Sennheiser.

“We are very pleased to welcome Simon Beesley to Videndum Media Solutions. He brings his extensive knowledge, skills, and experience in the broadcast and professional audio marketplaces to our team,” says Bjørn Rennemo-Henriksen, Audio Sales Senior Director.

“Videndum Media Solutions has a long and rich history and its brands have a well-known reputation for producing products and solutions which meet the very highest standards in their respective marketplaces,” adds Simon Beesley. “I am very excited to get to be part of this team and look forward to furthering the brand recognition and building new relationships in the region for Audix and Rycote.”

Simon Beesley can be reached at: [email protected]

About Audix

Audix began in 1984 and to this day their mission remains unchanged – to design, engineer and manufacture high‐quality microphones for the professional audio, live sound, recording and installation markets. With passion and ingenuity, the company strives to provide their customers with products that exceed expectations. The company’s headquarters in Wilsonville, Oregon is home for their research and development team, combined with an in‐house manufacturing facility. From concept to completion, the company prides itself on having high-performing products and a loyal customer base.

About Videndum Media Solutions

Videndum Media Solutions is a division of Videndum plc, an international group of companies serving customers in the growing content creation market. Videndum Media Solutions designs, manufactures, and distributes premium branded photographic and video equipment such as tripods; bags; filters; backgrounds; motion control; lights and microphones for professional and hobbyist photographers and video-makers; and content creators. Positioning Videndum Media Solutions as the leading global provider of accessories within the fast-growing digital multi-media content market, the portfolio includes the following premium brands: Audix; Avenger; Colorama; Gitzo; Lowepro; Manfrotto; Rycote; Savage and Syrp Lab. All products are distributed on a direct basis in 11 markets across the world through Videndum Media Distribution, as well as many other markets through a network of qualified retail partners.


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