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Stefan Weidner Joins Grass Valley as Sales Director of Central and Southern Europe

MONTREAL, August 17, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, announces the appointment of Stefan Weidner as sales director of central and southern Europe, effective immediately. Stefan has held numerous senior roles in the broadcast communications industry for companies such as Imagine Communications and Harris Broadcast. Most recently, Stefan was the global sales director of media at Rohde & Schwarz based in Munich.

"We are pleased to have Stefan join Grass Valley. Stefan's in-depth industry knowledge and his proven track record of value creation will ensure Grass Valley's continued success as an independent market leader in the rapidly evolving broadcast market industry," said Jan Pieter van Welsem, vice president sales and marketing, EMEA, Grass Valley.

"Grass Valley is uniquely positioned to help lead the broadcast industry into the multiplatform era and I am delighted to be joining this technically innovative business in an extremely dynamic and exciting industry. I see immense opportunities, working with an enormously talented team within EMEA and the wider brand of Grass Valley. I look forward to hitting the ground running," commented Weidner.


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Grass Valley is focused on empowering customers to create, control and connect content wherever, however and whenever it is consumed. In this ever-changing media landscape, content remains the most important element. Many of our customers are faced with the need to create and support new workflows while continuing to operate their legacy workflows, simultaneously broadcasting through traditional channels, Over-The-Top platforms, and Video-On-Demand as well as to tablets, PCs, and mobile devices.

We provide the innovative tools and expertise to help customers improve the efficiency of their operations while telling better stories to attract and keep viewers. With Grass Valley's integrated solutions that enable flexibility, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, quality and scalability, broadcasters and content creators have what they need to sustain their businesses. Headquartered in Montreal, Grass Valley has been in the broadcast business for nearly 60 years and is part of St. Louis-based Belden Inc. For more information, visit

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Bénédicte Fauveau

Media Relations Specialist