AGOURA HILLS, Calif. — Nov. 18, 2008 — coolux International today announced two key appointments that strengthen the company's ability to provide a high standard of support and service to clients throughout the Americas. James Laschinger has been promoted to vice president of operations, a role in which he is responsible for the logistical operations of coolux International in the United States, Canada, and Central and South America. Rod Kavanagh has been named to the role of operations manager, a position in which he will oversee client support and service operations as coolux International expands its dealer and client base in North and South America.
"The continued growth of coolux Media Systems and Pandoras Box worldwide is most exciting, and I am pleased that Jim will be a strategic part of our future success," said Steve Gilbard, president of coolux International. "He has an intimate knowledge of our products, our market, and, above all, the service level needed to support the needs and desires of our clients as they create unique, exciting projects with the Emmy® Award-winning Pandoras Box family of products."
"We performed an extensive search to identify Rod for the role of operations manager, and I am confident that his strong organizational, management, and creative skills will help the company maintain excellent service and support now and in the future as we extend our dealer base and delivery of service across the Americas," added Gilbard.
Laschinger has been a vital part of the growth of coolux and Pandoras Box since the establishment of coolux International in the Americas in 2005. In his new position, he will continue to focus on providing the highest quality of service and support to coolux International clients. Kavanagh joins coolux International having built a successful career in management within the TV and film production industries. He will be based out of the Agoura Hills office and will coordinate the general office and warehouse operations, as well as oversee record-keeping, communications related to clients, and product/equipment inventory and schedules.
More information about coolux Media Systems and Pandoras Box is available at www.coolux-us.com.
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About coolux Media Systems
coolux Media Systems is a world-leading provider of award-winning solutions for real-time, on-location media control, compositing, editing, and 3-D image processing. Based in Cologne, Germany, with its international office in Agoura Hills, Calif., coolux and its highly acclaimed Pandoras Box playback system are preferred by customers around the globe in television/broadcast, touring/concert, performing arts, and architectural markets. coolux's pioneering technology has received numerous awards and accolades including a Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award. Additional information is available at www.coolux-us.com.