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Executive Biographies

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Our team of management and technology experts are the key to Grass Valley's success. It is their market knowledge, operational experience and technical skills that make Grass Valley, a Belden Brand (the entity formed from the merger of Miranda Technologies and Grass Valley USA in 2014), the world's leading broadcast and professional audio/video equipment manufacturer.
 President 
Marco Lopez
Marco Lopez
President

Marco was appointed President of Grass Valley in 2012 and is responsible for all worldwide operations. He first joined Miranda in 2005 as Vice President of Product Development and was responsible for all product management across Miranda's product portfolio. During the ensuing years, Marco took on additional, broader responsibilities that included research and development, product strategy and customer support, as a product unit Vice President.

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 Senior Vice Presidents 
Christian Bernard
Christian Bernard
Senior Vice President, Operations

Christian was appointed Senior Vice President, Operations on April 1, 2015. He brings more than 25 years of experience to his new role—with close to 20 as a Vice President, Manufacturing for the former Miranda organization.

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John Evangelista
John Evangelista
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

John Evangelista is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources. He brings more than 25 years of experience to this role—with close to 20 in the arena of Global Human Resources and another 7 in the area of Manufacturing. John joined Grass Valley August 2016, and is headquartered in St. Louis Missouri.

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Chuck Meyer
Chuck Meyer
Chief Technical Officer

Chuck was appointed CTO Production, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand in 2013 and is responsible for advanced technology development for Live Production and Networking products. Prior to joining Grass Valley, Chuck was President and CEO of NVISION, Inc., where he led pioneering development of HD Television Routing and Distribution equipment as well as Digital Audio technologies during a span of 22 years. Miranda acquired NVISION in 2008.

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Sydney Lovely
Sydney Lovely
Senior Vice President, Media

Sydney was appointed Senior Vice President, Media in April 2017. In this role, Sydney is responsible for driving all aspects of product strategy, development and marketing for GV’s Media product lines including News and Content Delivery. Sydney joined Grass Valley in 2012 and has held a succession of senior leadership positions, most recently as Senior Vice President of Product Development.

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Tim Ordaz
Tim Ordaz
Senior Vice President, Services and Support

Tim was appointed Senior Vice President, Services and Support in November 2016. Tim's career at Grass Valley started in 2004, and he has played a key role within the company as Vice President, Services and Support, Americas. Tim has held several global roles during his tenure – and has contributed immensely in improving customer engagement.

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Steve Stubelt
Stephen Stubelt
Senior Vice President, Sales

Stephen is the Senior Vice President of Sales for Grass Valley, a Belden Brand and is responsible for worldwide sales. He joined the company in 2014 and previously held the post of Vice President, Sales, North America.

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 Vice Presidents 
Raed Al Tikriti
Raed Al Tikriti
Vice President, Content Delivery
Michael Cronk
Michael Cronk
Vice President, Core Technology

Michael leads an important product development initiative called Core Technology that ensures Grass Valley product interoperability and consistency across the portfolio. As Vice President of Core Technology, he also continues in his role as Chairman of the Board for the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS), helping promote and advocate for widely supported, open standards for IP in broadcast.

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Amit Eshet
Amit Eshet
Vice President, Networking

Mark Hilton
Mark Hilton
Vice President, Live Production

Mark has been appointed Vice President of Live Production Business Unit in March 2017. He is responsible to drive revenue and profitability growth for Live Production Products including Cameras, Switchers & Replay solutions. He develops and implements strategic plans which align with company goals and manages R&D and Marketing teams focused on Live Production to improve efficiency and product quality while improving employee engagement.

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Eve Dery Hodnett
Eve Dery Hodnett
Vice President, Legal

Eve was appointed Vice President, Legal, of Grass Valley, a Belden brand in 2014 and is responsible for all worldwide legal management. She first began providing legal assistance for the Grass Valley business in 2003 as Associate General Counsel at Technicolor. As Grass Valley has grown and changed, Eve has grown professionally as well and assumed greater responsibilities as Vice President, Legal, Worldwide Contracts and Licensing; Vice President Legal, Corporate Secretary and now as the head of the worldwide Grass Valley Legal Department.

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Tim Thraves
Tim Thraves
Vice President, Marketing Communications

Tim is the Vice President of Marketing Communications since January, 2017. He is responsible to define Grass Valley’s marketing processes and strategies, which are critical as we move into a world that is hyper connected to content.

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Boromy Ung
Boromy Ung
Vice President, News

Boromy is the Vice President of Grass Valley’s News Product Unit. In this role, he owns the entire News portfolio which includes products like GV STRATUS, EDIUS, Ignite and Vertigo. He is directly responsible for both product management and development and works very closely with his peers in Operations, Sales and Services & Support to build, sell and support our News portfolio across the globe.

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 Directors 
David Cohen
David Cohen
Senior Director of Market Development for Live and Networking

David is responsible for product marketing and strategic marketing activities for Grass Valley’s Live and Networking solutions. In this role, David and his team are integral in developing go-to-market strategy and coordinating with various other departments to ensure accurate and consistent marketing activities. David has held multiple marketing positions as part of Grass Valley, and with Miranda before the companies were both acquired by Belden, most recently leading outbound marketing activities as Director of Marketing Communications. David has more than 12 years’ experience in the media technology industry having previously run an industry PR agency called 202 Communications and leading marketing activities for the former Harris Broadcast Communications division.

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Alex Holtz
Alex Holtz
Director of Market Development for News & Content Delivery

Alex is Director of Market Development for News & Content Delivery. In this position, Alex has overall responsibility for Market Analysis, Product Marketing and Business Development worldwide for the News & Content Delivery value streams. Alex has more than 35 years of experience in business & strategic planning, market analysis, product development and management, marketing and business development. He has held various positions including General Manager, Vice President of Digital Media, Director of Segment Marketing and other key roles in the broadcast and digital media industry.

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