BrightSign expands in DACH with new Sales Manager

Cambridge, UK, Thursday, 17 February 2022 – BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced it has appointed a new DACH Sales Manager to strengthen its support to customers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

Marc Schiedl, the former Head of the Digital Signage and Signal Management Business Units at Exertis Pro AV (formerly COMM-TEC), stepped into the newly created post in January. He is already known to BrightSign’s many customers in the region and will spearhead the development off206br - BrightSign appoints Marc Schiedl as new DACH Sales Manager_sml relationships with distribution partners, resellers, CMS vendors and large end-customers across the DACH region.

“This is a very exciting time to be joining BrightSign,” said Schiedl. “The DACH market is growing bigger and bigger thanks to digitalization and the trend towards cloud-driven technologies. This has been sped up by the Coronavirus, but we see lots more growth in the coming years. BrightSign is responding by really investing in this territory and in new products and technologies, so it’s the right place to be, at the right time. I’m particularly looking forward to developing collaborations with all the other CMS vendors in the channel, to combine the best hardware with the best software for specific projects.”

Pierre Gillet, Vice President, International Sales at BrightSign, commented, “We’ve worked with Marc at Exertis Pro AV for many years, and he knows our products and our team really well. He is a well-known and respected figure in the DACH pro AV market. We’re delighted to have him on board to help drive our long-term success in the region.”

Schiedl, who holds a degree in IT and business, began his career at Exertis Pro AV in 2007 following an apprenticeship with the leading European communications technology distributor. While there he held positions including Product & Sales Manager for Digital Signage and Software and Product Manager for Recording and Streaming Systems.

“We sold a lot of BrightSign systems at Exertis Pro AV,” Schiedl concluded. “BrightSign is the best in the market, so this is an exciting move for me personally.”

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About BrightSign®
BrightSign LLC, the global market leader in digital signage media players, is headquartered in Los Gatos, California, with offices in Europe and Asia. BrightSign manufactures media players and provides free software and networking solutions for the commercial digital signage market worldwide, serving all vertical segments of the digital signage marketplace. From entry-level BrightSign LS players to BrightSign XT players offering state-of-the-art technology and unsurpassed performance, BrightSign’s products are known for their signature reliability, affordability, ease-of-use, and market-leading technology.

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