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Castles back at Telestream as CEO

US digital media vendor Telestream has appointed Dan Castles as CEO.

Castles, an original founder of Telestream, returns to the company having previously spent 20 years in charge of the company.

He replaces Scott Puoplo, who has served as CEO since 2017. The company notes that Puopolo “successfully developed and advanced Telestream’s strategy.”

Eli Weiss, managing director of Genstar Capital, Telestream’s majority shareholder, commented: “We are grateful for Scott Puopolo’s many contributions to the company. Scott has been a great partner to Genstar in our efforts to grow and expand Telestream. As we embark on a new decade which promises to bring fundamental changes to the broadcast industry, we are excited to have Dan rejoin Telestream to help drive its growth strategy and continue to lead the industry.”

The returning Castles said: “Broadcast business models need to evolve to meet rapidly changing consumption habits. Telestream is perfectly positioned to help organizations navigate the myriad challenges that face them. Our employees’ dedication to excellence, spirit of innovation and unwavering focus on customer needs are at the heart of our success and the reasons why I am excited to come back and help take the company into its next stage of growth and evolution.”

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