Dataton has appointed Lars Sandlund as chief executive officer, effective October 2016. In this newly created position, Sandlund will be responsible for implementing the strategic expansion of the well-known AV manufacturer.
“I'm looking forward to leading and developing Dataton, with its admirable reputation for innovation, great products and proud 43-year history. My goal is to ensure that Dataton maintains and reinforces its top position in the market for at least the next 43 years,” comments Sandlund.
Lars Sandlund is no newcomer to the company or the industry, having worked at Dataton for seven years. His most recent position was as COO, responsible for the daily operation of the company.
Dataton has expanded significantly over the last five years – appointing new sales partners, moving to purpose-built headquarters and doubling the number of staff on the R&D team. “We are committed to creating products that are the best in the business and for that you need the best people in the business,” Sandlund underlines.
“The pace of the AV industry has never been faster than it is today and growth is essential to keep us at the forefront of technology, driving development. I'm excited to lead that process.”
Founded in 1973, Swedish show control developer and manufacturer, Dataton serves core markets in multi-media entertainment, visitor attractions, digital signage, scenography, event production and corporate AV. The company’s flagship product is the award-winning Dataton WATCHOUT multi-display production and presentation system. Fully scalable, software-based and requiring no proprietary hardware, WATCHOUT orchestrates still images, animations, graphics, video, sound and live feeds into a single impressive show across multiple display areas, either soft-edge blended or scattered. Research and development facilities are located in Linköping, Sweden, and Dataton has worldwide representation through an established partner network.
For more info about WATCHOUT and other Dataton products please visit www.dataton.com