Snell has appointed Burt Young as sales manager for the U.S. Northeast region. Young will be responsible for driving sales growth and strengthening partner relationships throughout the Northeast and brings with him a rich background in sales for several of the broadcast industry's leading manufacturers.
"Burt is a leader with success building and leading national sales and marketing teams to expand market share and increase revenue for companies such as Harris, Ross, and Philips," said Terry Barnum, Snell vice president, sales, North America. "With his well-established relationships, technical and industry knowledge, and insights into the region, Burt will be a powerful addition to our Northeast team."
Prior to joining Snell, Young was an account executive with Harris Broadcast for New York City and the Northeast, where he was responsible for named key accounts such as Viacom, Showtime, HBO, AMC, Fox News, Cablevision, and Comcast Sports. During his six-year tenure at Harris, he also served as South Central regional manager. Before joining Harris, Young was the North American director of sales for Ross Video and also served as product marketing manager for the Broadcast Camera Division of Philips Broadcast. In addition, he held regional sales manager positions for Philips and for Pro Bel (then a division of Chyron) in the Chicago area. Young attended the University of Western Ontario's Ivey School of Business.