Lee Dodson Joins Nortek Pro A/V Companies, Magenta and TV One

25 Year Pro A/V Veteran Brings Considerable Experience
New Milford, CT, USA Mon, 2012-02-27

Lee Dodson has been appointed Vice President of Business Development for both TV One and Magenta Research, two Nortek, Inc. companies in the Pro A/V market.

Dodson, a 25-year veteran of the Pro A/V industry, joins Nortek from Premier Mounts, where he served as President. With 10 years as Vice President of Marketing at Extron Electronics and 12 years at Sony Electronics prior, Dodson brings a wealth of hands-on experience into the growing Nortek technology group. He has served as the elected Chairman of the InfoComm Manufacturers Council for two terms, and also served on the InfoComm Leadership Development Committee, twice as Chairman of the InfoComm Exhibitors Committee.  Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business admin/marketing and an electronics technician certification.

"I am delighted to join this respected group of A/V manufacturers,” said Dodson. “TV One and Magenta Research are two of the most innovative pioneers in our industry. I see opportunities to develop additional synergies between these highly complementary business units within the Nortek technology family. With experienced and motivated management teams and cutting-edge new technologies, these companies are poised for growth and I look forward to contributing to their future success.”

"We are excited to have Lee on board to assist us in marketing CORIOmax,” said David Barnes, TV One President. “We believe this new product line, based on our patented CORIO3 technology, is leading the industry into an era of energy efficient, integrated video and audio systems. Lee's high profile in the Pro AV industry will help us get the message out more proficiently."

John Dace, President Magenta Research, stated, "Magenta is pleased to have Lee as part of the Nortek - TV One - Magenta group. Lee will be focused on helping to drive adoption and recognition of the Voyager and CORIOmax systems with integrators, consultants and industry organizations such as NSCA, InfoComm and ISE.  Lee brings deep experience and proven ingenuity to our organizations.”

About Magenta Research LTD
Serving the pro-AV and digital signage markets, Magenta Research is the industry recognized leader in the transmission, switching and flexible distribution of multi-format video, audio and auxiliary signals over fiber and Cat-X cabling. Its product range includes AV extenders, distribution amplifiers and matrix switchers for DVI, HDMI, VGA, and component, composite, S-Video, audio, USB, and RS-232 signals. Magenta’s world renowned products are benchmarks in field reliability for 24/7 and mission critical environments.  For additional information, contact Pete Gallagher at Magenta Research, 860-210-0546, marketing@magenta-research.com

About TV One Broadcast Sales Corporation
TV One specializes in video, audio and multimedia processing equipment, based on its proprietary CORIO video conversion technology. Located in Erlanger, KY with offices across the globe, TV One manufactures a complete line-up of products for the professional and broadcast video market.TV One has operations in Europe, USA, Taiwan, China and Latin America. For additional information, contact Kelly Broderick at TV One, 859-282-7303, kelly.broderick@tvone.com

About Nortek, Inc.,
Headquartered in Providence, RI, is a leading diversified global manufacturer of innovative, branded residential and commercial ventilation, HVAC and technology products. Nortek offers a broad array of products, including technology offerings, in audio, video, access control, security and digital display mounting and mobility products.