Rycote appoints Gerry Forde as Chief Commercial Officer

Award winning UK manufacturer of advanced microphone windshields and suspension systems, Rycote, has announced the new appointment of Gerry Forde as Chief Commercial Officer.

Speaking of the new appointment, Rycote CEO Simon Davies states: “we are very pleased to welcome Gerry to the Rycote team. His role will include taking overall responsibility for leading the Sales department and dynamically driving sales in line with our ambitious growth strategy over the coming years. These are exciting times for us, and bringing Gerry in to this senior role reflects our long term growth ambitions. Gerry has extensive knowledge and experience in this industry, and his significant commercial expertise and leadership will enable us to deliver on our business ambitions”.

Gerry concludes: “I am delighted to join the Rycote management team at this exciting time of innovation, investment and expansion. Rycote is one of the industries most respected brands, associated with quality engineering and reliability. Rycote’s core competences are in Engineering Design and Production, it is my role to introduce a new commercial approach with the already successful team there in order to serve our customers better, build revenue in order to invest in still further innovation and help take Rycote to the next level of success”.

Rycote operates a global distributor network building upon a strong platform of established sales and market share in seeking further national and international growth opportunities.