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Venue Services Group Appoints Craig Taylor VP Of SalesBroadcast industry veteran brings more than 25 years expertise to company (October 27, 2004)
Craig Taylor has been named to the position of Vice President of Sales for Venue Services Group (VSG) by company president, Dave Shaw. VSG, a national systems integration firm that provides engineering, design and installation of television facilities, is renowned for their High Definition Television (HDTV) experience.
Taylor will head up a national sales effort to expand the growth of VSG in the construction of mobile units, fixed facilities, cabling infrastructures and its recent launch into the corporate conference room market. Shaw said, ?Craig Taylor is a quality addition to our team at VSG. His well-regarded and respected experience in the management of the manufacturing sales side of the business, his deep concerns for the customer and his overall strategic knowledge of the industry are invaluable to a company such as VSG. We are fortunate to have him lead our sales and marketing team.
Taylor joins Venue Services Group after having spent three years as President of the OSG Group, Inc., a Chicago based consulting firm, Prior to OSG he was Vice President global broadcast sales at SeaChange International, and spent 18 years with Sony Corporation most recently as a Vice President and General Manager with Sonys Business and Professional Division.
While at the OCG Group, he boosted sales and marketing efforts for many small- to mid-size high tech companies looking to enter new markets. At SeaChange, he was responsible for a global sales force for North and South America, Asia and Europe selling high end server and software solutions. At Sony, Taylor led the Business and Professional Divisions Eastern and Midwest zone sales force, and he was responsible for integrating eight separate business units, direct sales and reseller organizations into an award winning single sales, marketing and technical support organization. His group managed broadcast, cable, post production, education, government and corporate markets for Sony as well as an array of applications and products.
Taylor will oversee the national sales and marketing for Venue Services Group, currently with offices in White Plains, NY and Redmond, WA.
Venue Services Group (VSG) is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Mobile Television, the leading sports mobile unit provider in the United States. VSG is a systems integration/engineering/consulting firm with deep knowledge in the television broadcast industry, concentrating heavily on High Definition Television (HDTV). VSG is specifically experienced in every facet of systems integration, including: building new HDTV mobile units; retro-fitting older trucks to become ready for HDTV broadcasting; cabling new, or re-cabling, of stadiums and arenas; designing new, or re-designing, in-house television control rooms; consulting with television groups, arenas, stadiums and teams on the newest television technology; as well as designing and maintaining high-end conference room audio and visual setups.
For more information on VSG, visit www.vsg.tv.
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