QuStream feels the Burn12 June 2007
QuStream Corporation has appointed Karlton Burn as Vice President of International Business at QuStream Corporation and Managing Director of QuStream Corporation (Asia) Limited, effective immediately.
Reporting to QuStream Chairman, President and CEO Frederick L. Godard, Burn will be based in Hong Kong.
Karlton Burn comes to Qustream with 23 years’ experience in the broadcast industry. His senior positions have included Director of Sales for Snell & Wilcox, with international responsibilities for the CEL range of products. Subsequently, as Managing Director of Leitch Asia Limited, he built that organisation into a major player within the Asian market. Most recently, Karlton held the position of CEO of Dayang International for nearly three years, successfully developing the Dayang groups’ presence outside of China.
“This appointment is integral to our declared strategy of expanding our international presence in response to a growing overseas demand for our products,” commented Godard. “In assessing the requirements of the person to lead our international initiative, I knew that we needed someone with extensive experience, presence in international markets and an aptitude for building businesses. I have known Karlton for many years and am very pleased that QuStream could attract someone of his calibre. His knowledge of the European and Asia-Pacific markets makes him the perfect choice as we develop the QuStream group’s activities worldwide.”
“From its inception, I have been impressed by QuStream’s commitment to quality and customer service and by its focus upon technical innovation,” Karlton Burn adds. “During our discussions, I was very keen to understand their development roadmap and am most impressed with the product directions that the group is pursuing. QuStream, PESA, Fortel DTV and the associated management team is a potent combination with tremendous opportunity. I am very pleased to associate myself with this group.”