SeaChange International Appoints Craig Taylor to Vice President of Worldwide Broadcast Sales / Sony Sales Veteran to Lead Global Sales Force Behind Broadcast Me

veteran Craig Taylor has joined SeaChange International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SEAC) as Vice President of Worldwide Broadcast Sales. Taylor will manage the company's broadcast sales organization, which provides direct and distributor- supported sales of the Broadcast MediaCluster family of play-to-air digital video systems. Previously, Taylor was regional vice president of Sony Corporation's Broadcast and Professional Company. "Craig has directly participated in broadcast television's growth and evolution to digital-based operations. His understanding of the television business in transition will help our customers make the most of the opportunities digital technology creates," Bill Styslinger, president and CEO, SeaChange International. "With Craig on board, SeaChange continues to combine valuable experience with proven technical innovations to produce powerful solutions for our customers." With Sony since 1982, Taylor's sales and management experience included regional sales management as well executive sales management. During that time he worked with television networks, broadcasters, corporations, post- production facilities, and government agencies across Sony's broadcast acquisition, production and post-production product offerings. Most recently, as vice president of broadcast sales, he directed sales, marketing and integration of these product lines. Taylor's accomplishments earned him Sony's prestigious Executive of the Year/Shogun Award and Manager of the Year/Samurai Award. Earlier in his career, Taylor was a broadcast systems sales engineer for Ashton Communications. He is a member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, the Society of Broadcast Engineers, and the Academy of High Definition Television Arts and Sciences. The MPEG-2 Broadcast MediaCluster video server system is used by television companies worldwide for fault-resilient storage and delivery of commercials and programming of all types. SeaChange will demonstrate the Broadcast MediaCluster product family at IBC '99, booth 11.632. About SeaChange International Serving approximately 23,000 television channels for broadcast and cable television companies worldwide, SeaChange International, Inc. (http://www.schange.com) is the leading provider of MPEG-2 digital video systems. SeaChange's products, incorporating the Company's patented software and hardware technologies, automate the management and distribution of video streams including advertisements, movies, news updates and other broadcast- quality video programming requiring precise execution. Founded in 1993, SeaChange is headquartered in Maynard, Massachusetts. MediaCluster is a registered trademark of SeaChange International. All other products are trademarks of their respective companies. ots Original Text Service: SeaChange International, Inc. Internet: http://www.newsaktuell.de Contact: John Coulbourn of SeaChange International Tel.: (USA) 978-897- 0100 x3098 e-mail: johnc@schange.com Web site: http://www.schange.com

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USA, Kanada, OSN, svět a Arktida (us)

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IT, telekomunikace

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