May 29, 2015
By Nur Zalikha Khamis
Massachusetts, USA — Artel Video Systems, an employee-owned global provider of broadcast-quality video transport solutions, has announced the appointment of Mike Rizzo as president and CEO. Rizzo joins Artel with more than 20 years in executive management positions.
Prior to joining Artel, Rizzo provided strategic consulting for small to mid-sized businesses and private equity firms focusing on CEO support, leadership succession, M&A advisory, corporate strategic planning, international expansion, and ESOP transition. Before consulting, Rizzo was president and general manager of the North American unit of Cylon Energy. He served 18 years at Schleuniger Inc., most recently as North American president and managing director, and previously was Schleuniger’s vice president of sales and marketing.