DekTec is pleased to announce the appointment of Bernie Rietkerken to the position of director of sales and marketing, as part of its expansion program for its growing range of OEM and Test & Measurement products.
In this role, Rietkerken will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining DekTec’s worldwide distributor network, developing OEM sales and contributing to the overall sales and marketing strategy. He will take over from Nilesh Mandalia, DekTec’s current VP of sales, allowing Mandalia to focus more fully on expanding the DekTec UK branch.
“With his proven track record in sales and project delivery at some of the main players in the industry, along with a deep understanding of broadcast technology, Bernie is an ideal addition to our management team. We look forward to leverage his expertise and international mindset, as DekTec continues to grow in areas like enabling PCs for video-over-IP solutions.”
Sito Dekker, CEO of DekTec
“Having seen DekTec grow to an established worldwide supplier to the digital video industry, I am really excited to have joined DekTec and help them improve customer satisfaction and expand to new levels of market presence and sales volume.”
Bernie Rietkerken, Director of Sales and Marketing
About Bernie Rietkerken
Bernie can build on 20 years of experience in the Digital Video domain. He started his career at Philips Digital Video Systems as a system architect, followed by various roles in product management and sales in Philips, Teleste, and Irdeto. For the latter he set up the Middle-East regional office in Dubai and managed the region for 4 years. Bernie spent the past 3 years at SeaChange International, where he was responsible for sales and account management in Benelux, the Nordic region, the Baltics, and Ireland.
From this background, which lately has become increasingly sales-oriented, but still with a strong affinity for technology, Bernie aims to lead DekTec’s sales and marketing efforts going forward, in close cooperation with existing distributors as well as the local DekTec teams in the USA and UK.
Bernie lives in Hilversum, the Netherlands, with his wife, son and two daughters.