Dataton names Lars Sandlund as CEO
Dataton has appointed Lars Sandlund as chief executive officer, effective October 2016. In this newly created position, Sandlund will be responsible for implementing the strategic expansion of this well-known AV manufacturer.
Lars Sandlund is no newcomer to the company or the industry, having worked at Dataton for seven years. His most recent position was as COO, responsible for the daily operation of the company.
“I'm looking forward to leading and developing Dataton, with its admirable reputation for innovation, great products and proud 43-year history. My goal is to ensure that Dataton maintains and reinforces its top position in the market for at least the next 43 years,” comments Sandlund.
Dataton has expanded significantly over the last five years – appointing new sales partners, moving to purpose-built headquarters and doubling the number of staff on the R&D team. “We are committed to creating products that are the best in the business and for that you need the best people in the business,” Sandlund underlines.
“The pace of the AV industry has never been faster than it is today and growth is essential to keep us at the forefront of technology, driving development. I'm excited to lead that process."
Dataton is the creator of the award-winning WATCHOUT multi-display production and projection-mapping system, WATCHPAX and WATCHMAX media servers. Founded in 1973, Dataton serves core markets in leisure and attractions industries, broadcast and theater, live events and corporate AV. Dataton is based in Sweden with worldwide representation through an established partner network. For more information, please visit www.dataton.com
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