Digital Projection has hired Kevin Bateman and Brahim Belal, who both join the EMEA team as Training & Products Manager and Pre-Sales Application & Support Engineer respectively.
Bateman has recently joined the EMEA team as Training and Products Manager, reporting to the company’s Vice President of Global Marketing, Mark Wadsworth. Bateman’s main responsibilities are to help develop the product roadmap based on extensive user feedback.
Bateman is also tasked with delivering training programs and increasing sales/customer knowledge of Digital Projection products by developing a comprehensive product training program for the full product line, online and in person.
With previous experience working alongside well-known manufacturers such as Hitachi and Epson, he is already getting hands on in his new post: “Having been working for Digital Projection for a few months, I can see that the company has a bright future ahead,” he says. “I am thrilled to be working for such a successful and established brand, and hope my skillset further supports Digital Projection’s growth in Europe.”
Digital Projection’s newest hire, Belal, joins the team with over 11 years experience within the pro AV industry, including nine years at Christie, before working at French cinema integrator, 2AVI, and SensDigital a connected devices and software specialist. His appointment will bolster the engineering support in the EMEA region — primarily in France and mainland Europe.
Reporting to Trevor Middlemas, Technical Operations Manager, Belal’s first actions in this new position will be to support the sales team from a technical point of view on various projects in progress and to meet with customers and advise them and find the best solutions for their needs.
“I’m delighted to join Digital Projection, a truly innovative brand and a company with a serious and flawless ‘savoir faire,’” he says. “Digital Projection is a company with a dynamic team that really listens to its clients and builds long-term relationships based on trust.”
EMEA’s Director of Sales, Dirk Siedle is delighted to welcome both members to the Digital Projection team, believing their respective experience within the AV industry will benefit the company’s ongoing growth: “We have a commitment to provide the very ‘best in class’ pre- and post-sales engineering support,” comments Siedle. “Kevin has already become a pivotal member of the EMEA team, and we are sure Brahim’s industry knowledge and skills will enable us to provide an even better service in mainland Europe.”