Linehan To Helm Grass Valley Global Services Business Unit

Grass Valley has named Aengus Linehan as Senior Vice President of the company’s Global Services business unit. Linehan will be responsible for all aspects of the Grass Valley Professional Services and Customer Service business worldwide.

Linehan, who will be based in San Francisco, most recently served as VP of Services for the Communications and Media Solutions business unit of Hewlett-Packard. At Grass Valley he will look to grow the Global Services business.

“We are delighted to have such an experienced executive joining us at this new and exciting stage of our history,” says new Grass Valley President and CEO Alain Andreoli. “We welcome his vision and expertise in building a successful services business within a large media organization, and look forward to strengthening our efforts to help our customers achieve their individual goals and business models with local engineering and product support.”

Linehan joined HP in the United States in 1998 and led worldwide business development activities for HP’s Telecom Business Unit. In 2005, he founded HP OpenCall’s Service Delivery Organization and within three years was managing HP’s CMS business in the Americas. Linehan holds a degree in Biotechnology from Dublin City University, Ireland.

“What attracted me to Grass Valley was the fact that the company has a proud history and is a pioneer in the industry,” said Linehan. “When I look at the broadcast and professional video production sector, Grass Valley is an icon. It’s a company whose name is known throughout the world and I am very excited to be a part of that. I plan to build out a deep services and solutions delivery capability that will allow Grass Valley to be the world’s leading provider of best-in-class video technology solutions to our customers.