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Executive Biographies

Our team of management and technology experts are the key to Grass Valley's success. It is their market knowledge, operational experience and technical skills that make Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, the world's leading broadcast and professional audio/video equipment manufacturer.
 Executive Biographies 
Timothy Shoulders

Tim was appointed President of Grass Valley in January 2018 and is responsible for all worldwide operations. Tim comes to Grass Valley following a successful career in the Belden Broadcast and AV business as well as the Industrial Cable business. He leverages his varied experiences to deliver increased value for customers and partners. Tim joined Belden in 2011 and held roles in various business units starting with the Enterprise Connectivity platform. He led the global Broadcast AV Cable business as vice president/general manager and, most recently, served in the same role for the global Industrial Cable business. Throughout his time with Belden, he's led numerous M & A projects, integrations and cross-business initiatives.

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Sydney Lovely
Senior Vice President, Products & Technology

Sydney was appointed Senior Vice President, Products & Technology in November 2017. In this role, Sydney is responsible for driving all aspects of product strategy, development and marketing for Grass Valley products and solutions. Sydney joined Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, in 2012 and has held a succession of senior leadership positions, most recently as Senior Vice President of Product Development.

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Christian Bernard
Senior Vice President, Operations

Christian was appointed Senior Vice President, Operations on April 1, 2015. He brings more than 25 years of experience to his new role—with close to 20 as a Vice President, Manufacturing for the former Miranda organization.

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Tim Ordaz
Senior Vice President, Services and Support

Tim was appointed Senior Vice President, Services and Support in November 2016. Tim's career at Grass Valley started in 2004, and he has played a key role within the company as Vice President, Services and Support, Americas. Tim has held several global roles during his tenure – and has contributed immensely in improving customer engagement.

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Eve Dery Hodnett
Vice President, Legal

Eve was appointed Vice President, Legal, of Grass Valley, a Belden brand in 2014 and is responsible for all worldwide legal management. She first began providing legal assistance for the Grass Valley business in 2003 as Associate General Counsel at Technicolor. As Grass Valley has grown and changed, Eve has grown professionally as well and assumed greater responsibilities as Vice President, Legal, Worldwide Contracts and Licensing; Vice President Legal, Corporate Secretary and now as the head of the worldwide Grass Valley Legal Department.

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Arlene Campbell
Senior Vice President, Sales

Arlene is the Senior Vice President of Sales for Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, and is responsible for worldwide sales. She joined Belden in July 2017, having previously held sales leadership positions with Fluke, General Electric and Siemens.

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Michael Cronk
Vice President, Core Technology

Michael leads an important product development initiative called Core Technology that ensures Grass Valley product interoperability and consistency across the portfolio. As Vice President of Core Technology, he also continues in his role as Chairman of the Board for the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS), helping promote and advocate for widely supported, open standards for IP in broadcast.

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Chuck Meyer
Chief Technical Officer, Live

Chuck was appointed CTO Live Production, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand in 2013 and is responsible for advanced technology development for Live Production and Networking products. Prior to joining Grass Valley, Chuck was President and CEO of NVISION, Inc., where he led pioneering development of HD Television Routing and Distribution equipment as well as Digital Audio technologies during a span of 22 years. Miranda acquired NVISION in 2008.

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Ian Fletcher
Chief Technical Officer, Media

Ian is Chief Technology Officer for the Media Business Unit and also oversees the design and development of Grass Valley’s next generation software platform. Ian Fletcher’s broadcast career began at the BBC, where he worked as a Sound Engineer, before setting up his own video production company. During this time Ian became increasingly interested in the new, low-cost microcomputers and the potential they offered for innovative solutions in the broadcast industry.

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Neil Maycock
Senior Vice President, Strategic Marketing

Neil is Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing. Neil was appointed to the role following Belden's acquisition of SAM (Snell Advanced Media) and its incorporation into the Grass Valley business in February 2018. In this role, Neil is part of the Grass Valley senior management team, responsible for marketing the company's advanced portfolio of broadcast ecosystem solutions and driving its global market leadership.

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