Sohonet Welcome Two New Members to their Leadership Team

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As we take the next steps in our continued growth as the global leader in network and platform services for Media & Entertainment, Sohonet is pleased to welcome Robert Sweet as our new Chief Financial Officer and Dennis Rose in the new role of Chief Revenue Officer.

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Robert Sweet (Left), Dennis Rose (Right)

With nearly 50 years’ combined experience in the media sector, Robert and Dennis will be key contributors driving innovation, growth and excellence in the Finance and Sales departments, respectively.

Robert has served as CFO for two private equity-backed companies based in the UK and Ireland, before which he served for fifteen years as a Divisional CFO and Divisional CEO at Technicolor. He will be based in our Soho, London office.

“Having previously been partnered with Robert in a rapidly-growing business, I am looking forward to working with him to deliver Sohonet’s ambitious growth plans for 2018 and beyond,” said Chuck Parker, Chairman and CEO of Sohonet.

Dennis Rose joins Sohonet most recently from Deluxe Entertainment, where he led the delivery sales team, dividing his time between Burbank and New York. Previously, Dennis held a number of sales and marketing leadership roles in the US and Asia for Brightcove and Citrix where he built rapid growth businesses across Film, TV and online video market segments. He will be based in our growing office in New York.

“Dennis brings a wealth of media industry experience to our team and will play a key role in expanding our reach into new markets, streamlining our sales processes and bolstering the strong territorial leadership we have in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific,” added Damien Carroll, Sohonet’s Chief Operating Officer.

“We have enjoyed great stability in our leadership ranks over the years which has been instrumental to our growth up to this point. We are thrilled to add the leadership of these two industry veterans who will bring new perspectives for the customers we serve,” Parker said.

About Sohonet
Sohonet are the global experts in connectivity, media services and network security for the media and entertainment industry. We allow creatives to work on content wherever they are in the world by providing an extensive range of solutions which enable them to transfer and store valuable and critical content quickly or to collaborate securely in real-time. And all of this is backed up by our unrivaled 24/7 technical support. The Sohonet Media Network is the largest and most-established private, high-performance network for the media industry and connects over 400 of the leading studios, production and post-production facilities around the world.

Sohonet enjoys strong partnerships within the broadcast and film industry, supporting organizations such as the BFC, The Production Guild, SIGGRAPH, HPA, SMPTE, The Digital Production Partnership, AMWA, UK Screen Association, The Production Guild, StudioSysAdmins, MESA and MESA Europe, and The Visual Effects Society.

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