Paulette Dumerc has been appointed Thales Angénieux VP Sales & Marketing, Cinema/TV.
Pierre Andurand, President and CEO of Thales Angenieux, said, “Paulette will lead the worldwide sales organization of Thales Angénieux, responsible for continuing and developing the company’s momentum in the market. Paulette brings with her over 20 years’ experience in the high-tech and media industries, supporting and developing sales at a worldwide level, with the customers as a priority. Paulette is going to be a valuable addition to our team, and I’m pleased to welcome her on board.”
Dominique Rouchon continues as Deputy VP of Sales & Marketing, reporting to Paulette, with a special focus on Communication and some key customers. The rest of the sales teams remain unchanged. Regional sales offices, such as TCC in the USA with Eva Paryzka as Sales Manager, remain customers’ main contacts.
Paulette grew up in France and attended ISG Business School, majoring in International Trade. She spent the majority of her career working on international sales.
She worked in the software industry and was with Thomson and then Technicolor for 13 years. She spent 5 years in India as Country Manager South Asia for Thomson Broadcast and Thomson Grass Valley. She was later appointed to lead partners’ sales as VP of Channel Sales at Grass Valley, and then at Technicolor.
About Angénieux, Paulette said, “The world of images is something special to me. Media and Film customers are wonderful people to work with. I’m thrilled to be part of the Thales Angénieux team continuing to develop the company leadership. It’s undoubtedly a competitive environment, nevertheless Thales Angénieux has strong competitive advantages. Really high-tech manufacturing, unique optical and mechanical designs, all strengthened by an 80 year history of innovation, has created a unique and highly regarded brand in the industry, with a special touch for its customers.”