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August 11th, 2014

RRsat—Moving On Up, Phelps + Neyra Join To Expand N.A. + LATAM Markets (Business)

[SatNews] RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. has expanded the firm's U.S. sales team with industry veterans Rick Phelps and Dante Neyra to strengthen its presence and capabilities within the North and Latin American markets, enabling RRsat’s global strategy to build and establish relationships within the regions.

In his role as head of RRsat’s Commercial Services and Development for Latin America and Hispanic Markets, Neyra will manage all sales activities within the Hispanic markets in North America and Latin America. He will also oversee the business development and relationships in those regions. Neyra brings more than 15 years of international business development experience in the TV, media and entertainment industries, as well as multicultural markets across the globe. His reputation and first hand knowledge within the Hispanic market enable him to provide insight and strategic guidance to further RRsat’s growth in the emerging sector.

Phelps joins RRsat as the U.S. Director of Sales and brings over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing. He will be responsible for developing and maintaining client relationships, promoting the company’s services and overseeing the overall new business process. Phelps knowledge and know-how in playout, content management and content preparation make him an invaluable asset to RRsat. His strength in emerging digital media provides RRsat with the ability to offer a premium and tailored solution.

“We are pleased to have Rick and Dante represent RRsat as we continue our expansion within the US and throughout the Hispanic market,” said RRsat America President Ohad Har-Lev. “Their vast industry experience and professional relationships strengthen RRsat and extend benefits to our current and potential customers. We are honored to have them join our team and assist us as we strengthen our global presence.”
For more information, please visit the RRsat website http://www.rrsat.com/