Roundup: SAP, Chyron, SED International, Novatech

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

SAP (NYSE: SAP) has appointed Marcelo Giampietro as director for its Spanish-speaking South America (SSSA) division, the company said in a statement.

Giampietro will continue working as channels and ecosystems senior VP for SAP Latin America and the Caribbean.

Additionally, SAP's sales VP for SSSA, Leonel Graff, has been named as sales director for Latin America and the Caribbean for the line of business (LOB) unit, including SAP CRM, SAP SCM and SAP PLM.

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With SAP since 1998, Graff will report to Felix Feddersen, senior VP for value solutions and industry and new regional chief operations officer.

The company also appointed Vicente García as sales VP for SSSA, replacing Graff.

The changes are part of SAP's strategy to simplify its structure, boost innovation and improve the focus on customers.


New York-based Chyron (Nasdaq: CHYR), provider of graphics as a service for digital video media, has appointed Aldo Campisi as VP of Latin American sales, the company said in a statement.

With Chyron since 2006, Campisi will work with Juan González, Chyron's regional sales manager for Latin America, to further expand the company's sales and marketing initiatives in the region.

Together, Campisi and González will provide support to existing and potential customers in designing, implementing and leveraging Chyron graphics system installations.


US electronics distributor SED International has promoted Ronell Rivera to senior VP for Latin America, the company announced in a statement.

Rivera, who will report directly to SED president and CEO Jonathan Elster, had previously served as general manager of SED's subsidiary in Colombia.

Mauricio Arcila will replace Rivera as general manager of SED Colombia.

SED Colombia distributes computers, printers, networking equipment, consumer electronics and other finished goods to resellers in Colombia. Vendor lines for the division include HP, Acer, Dell, Lenovo, Toshiba, Samsung and Microsoft.


Argentine memory manufacturer Novatech has named Nadia Ingatowicz as new commercial manager, the company said in a release.

With nearly seven years of experience, Ingatowicz will be in charge of managing, developing and increasing the company's turnover, and will implement strategies to strengthen relations with channel partners.

The executive will also be responsible for designing and executing terms of sale and pricing policies.