Industry Veteran Leads SAM North America Sales


USA/ GBR: Snell Advanced Media (SAM) has promoted Ed McGivern to Head of North America Sales.

McGivern (pictured) joined the company in June 2015 providing regional sales and strategic account responsibility.

"Ed is an established sales and management professional, having spent over 20 years in our industry selling high valued technology solutions and successfully leading sales organisations," said Russ Johnson, SVP, Americas. "Ed is taking over the role opened up by the retirement of Terry Barnum, who headed up North American sales for the last 20 years of his nearly 25 years with the Snell companies."

Prior to joining SAM, McGivern was Regional VP, North America for Imagine Communications.  Prior to that, he held high-level sales and management positions with Harris Broadcast/Harris Corporation, Grass Valley, Signiant and Triveni Digital.

"I am thrilled to lead the North American sales team after having worked with this highly talented and knowledgeable group of people since joining the company." said McGivern. "SAM is making significant inroads in North America and I look forward to the team continuing to expand upon that success."

Russ Johnson, SVP, Americas added, "Ed's high energy coupled with his strong team leadership skills, technical background and great relationships with key accounts, broadcast groups and channels organisations well position him to successfully lead the SAM's North American direct sales organisation."

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