FOR-A Announces Incorporation Of FOR-A Latin America, Appoints New President - Creative Planet Network

FOR-A Announces Incorporation Of FOR-A Latin America, Appoints New President

Publish date:

Move to Enable Independent Decision Making on Deals in Region MIAMI, FLORIDA, July 8, 2008 — FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, in recognition of the company’s growth in the Latin American and Caribbean markets, has announced that FOR-A Latin America has been officially incorporated as FOR-A Latin America, Inc. Mr. Hiroaki Tanoue will serve a dual role as president of FOR-A Latin America Inc. and Executive Vice President of FOR-A Corporation of America. Tanoue has been with FOR-A for fourteen years. He helped open the company’s New York office and served as Eastern Regional Sales manager from 2000 to 2006. Most recently, Tanoue was Deputy Sales Manager for FOR-A, based in the Tokyo World Headquarters. “Hiro has been an asset to our organization from the beginning,� said Mr. Susumu Hotta, president of FOR-A Corporation of America. “We’re proud of his accomplishments thus far and are confident that he’ll successfully lead our efforts in Latin America.� “There is huge potential for continued growth in the Latin American market. The incorporation of our Latin American division will offer concentrated support to our customers in the region as well and provide a unique edge,� said Tanoue “I look forward to furthering the company’s reputation and commitment to the market there.� Because of its incorporated status, FOR-A Latin America, Inc. will have the independence to make decisions about inventory and pricing that best meets the specific needs of customers in Latin America and the Caribbean. Caribbean and Latin America Regional Sales Manager, Pedro Silvestre, said the new status of FOR-A Latin America will facilitate relations with existing and potential customers in the region: “FOR-A’s presence in the Latin American market warrants this change in our corporate identity. In the last 18 months our sales have been very strong. This will allow us to respond more directly to the needs of our customers in this region.� The company will operate from its recently opened Miami office. Located at 5200 Blue Lagoon Drive, Suite 760, in Miami, the office was opened in June of 2007 to enhance FOR-A service to a growing base of customers and distributors in the Latin American and Caribbean markets. FOR-A Latin America, Inc. will enhance service to its customers by employing a dedicated team of salespersons, engineers and technicians that are fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. About FOR-A FOR-A is a major manufacturer and distributor of video and audio systems to the broadcast, postproduction and professional video markets. For more information about FOR-A’s product line, call 1-714-894-3311 or visit our web site at




Custom-Engineered Bolero S Ensures Reliable Referee Communications for German Bundesliga

Today's large-scale sporting events, as well as their technical broadcast requirements, are growing at an astounding pace. To meet and surpass these requirements, Riedel Communications has initiated their Managed Sports Services division, comprised of custom-engineered technologies paired with extensive supervision and support by Riedel-qualified engineers. Among the first to profit from these services is DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, who has partnered with Riedel to design a reliable infrastructure for German Bundesliga referee communications.


RTI Names Cyrille Vergely as Dealer Experience Manager

RTI, a leading control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings, today announced that Cyrille Vergely has joined the company as its Dealer Experience Manager, Europe and Middle East. In his new role, he will ensure an exceptional experience for the company's dealers in the region by providing training, technical support and project design assistance.