The Switch appoints Eric Cooney to board of directors

Cooney was president and CEO of SAM before Belden's buyout
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The Switch has announced that former SAM CEO Eric Cooney has been appointed to its board of directors.

The Switch is a global provider of technology and services for the production and transmission of video and data for some of the world’s leading media companies.

Cooney most recently served as president, CEO and board director for Snell Advanced Media (SAM) through its acquisition by Belden, the parent company of Grass Valley, in February. 

He has also worked with Internap and Tandberg Television.

“Mr Cooney’s proven track-record of driving value to technology and service companies in the industry will be invaluable to The Switch as it continues its transformation into a global, full-service studios, production services, OTT and transmission solutions provider,” said Keith Buckley, president and CEO of The Switch. “We are thrilled to welcome him to our board of directors.”

“The Switch is well-positioned to continue its global path of growth as a provider of technology and services for the production and transmission of video and data,” added Cooney. “I am looking forward to lending my experience, relationships and guidance to enhance and deliver on The Switch’s established market leadership.”

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