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Content security specialist Friend MTS has appointed Brad Parobek as its SVP of sales for the Americas.

Brad Parobek 13 dec 2018With over 31 years of experience, Parobek has more recently spent time as SVP for MSO sales positions at various companies, including Nokia and Huawei.

“Brad’s vast experience means he is the ideal person to lead the Friend MTS team in the Americas,” said Simon Williamson chief commercial officer at Friend MTS. “His ambitious business and sales acumen will help us further establish Friend MTS as the leading content protection company in the world.”

Parobek added, “The importance of protecting content against revenue loss through piracy and illegal streaming is critical to any rights owner, MSO or broadcaster. Streaming piracy has a huge impact on the industry reducing revenues but also driving up prices to legitimate viewers. I’m looking forward to being part of the team at Friend MTS whose mission it is to help the media and entertainment industry overcome this ongoing challenge.”

The news comes on the heels of the company naming Chris Tooke as senior vice president of sales for EMEA.