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Grass Valley Appoints Mark Gardner as Vice President of Sales for EMEA

Montreal, Canada – March 11, 2024 Grass Valley, the leading innovator for live production solutions, is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Gardner as Vice President of Sales for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. With a career spanning over 25 years in the media industry, Mark brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of managing high performance teams regionally and globally and implementing new direct and indirect sales initiatives across an array of technology solutions and market segments. 

In his new role, Mark will drive growth across the EMEA region, working closely with the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and helping clients navigate their way through the current industry challenges – harnessing the benefits of agile hardware and software solutions to increase their revenues and drive significant operational efficiencies. 

Mark Gardner expressed his excitement about joining Grass Valley's EMEA team, saying, "I am thrilled to be part of Grass Valley at such a pivotal time in the company's journey. Grass Valley is at the forefront of technological innovation, offering solutions that provide the efficiency and flexibility our customers need to navigate the evolving media landscape. I look forward to contributing to our mission of helping customers leverage the agility and cost-efficiency of Grass Valley's hardware and software architectures." 

“Following the completion of our business transformation, Grass Valley is now shifting into growth and investment mode," said Tim Banks, CRO of Grass Valley. "Mark brings an impressive balance of technology knowledge and commercial acumen, an extensive network, excellent management skills and he’s a great cultural fit for the new GV. His deep understanding of the media industry, combined with his passion for technology and customer success, make him the ideal leader to drive our growth strategy in the region." 

Throughout his career, Mark Gardner has held various roles, from engineering positions to product management and sales leadership, working with notable companies such as Vistek, Pro-Bel, Snell, SAM, Grass Valley, and more recently Ross Video. His experience managing global and EMEA teams, along with his expertise in delivering growth through both direct and indirect business models, positions him well to lead Grass Valley's sales efforts in EMEA. 




About Grass Valley 

Grass Valley is the leading media technology provider for the media and entertainment industry. Trusted by the world’s top media brands, Grass Valley is empowering content producers to deliver great live experiences through best-in-class hardware and software solutions that improve efficiency and reduce costs.  

Supporting customers across the globe, Grass Valley is at the forefront of groundbreaking live media innovation and continues to create the future of live media production.  

Headquartered in Montreal, Grass Valley has been engaged in the media technology business for over 60 years. For more information about Grass Valley, go to 



Bénédicte Fauveau

Media Relations Specialist