Quincy, IL (August 28, 2006)–Strengthening its lead position as a manufacturer of integrated radio solutions, Broadcast Electronics (BE) announced that Michael Burgett has joined the company as vice president global sales.
Effective September 5, Burgett will oversee market delivery of BE’s studio and RF product lines as a key member of the company’s management team. He brings to BE more than 15 years’ experience in high-tech sales management.
“We’re fortunate to be able to add Michael’s talent and expertise to our management team,” said BE president John Pedlow. “His experience is an invaluable piece of our growth strategy as BE innovation continues to become more integrative and the company continues to expand to new world markets.”
In his previous position with an information technology software firm servicing Fortune 500 companies, Burgett developed new product markets and expanded the company’s global market share, resulting in the company’s unprecedented growth.
In his new role with BE, Burgett is responsible for executing the company’s Total Radio strategy across all BE product lines and world markets. His appointment to this new position solidifies BE’s role as a global provider of end-to-end broadcast systems integrating digital media with RF transmission activities, and on-air studio with over-the-Internet and HD Radio activities.
“BE is uniquely positioned to increase its global footprint as digital radio transforms the industry. It is an exciting time in the history of BE to have the opportunity to direct and streamline this effort,” said Burgett.