Exeter, Rhode Island, February 18, 2013 -- Carousel Industries, a leader in managed services, mobility, unified communications and visual communications, announced it has hired Brian Fichter as Director of Visual Communications. An industry veteran with more than a decade of experience in the audio/visual communications industry, Fichter will be tasked with continuing to build the A/V Infrastructure teams and manage the existing Engineering team.
Fichter joins Carousel from BT Conferencing, where he managed the sales engineering team and provided support for several major accounts. As a trained audio/visual specialist with several industry certifications, Fichter led the BT Conferencing engineering team and supported the Major Accounts by engineering their audio visual &and video networks.
“We are excited to have Brian join the Carousel team and look forward to our continued growth in the video communications space,” said James Marsh, senior vice president, Carousel Industries. “Brian's experience in video conferencing and audio/visual infrastructure design and deployment will be of enormous benefit to our organization as build on our leadership position in the A/V space.”
Prior to BT Conferencing, Fichter held increasingly senior sales and systems engineering roles at WireOne Communications, Merck & Co. and V-Span Inc. Combined, Fichter has more than 10 years of experience in sales and systems engineering roles.
In his new role at Carousel, Fichter will be responsible to managing existing audio/visual accounts, supporting the sales organization with his knowledge of the video communications industry's technical aspects, increasing the engineering team's knowledge of different technologies, and expanding Carousel's managed services program around video communications.
“I'm looking forward to working alongside Carousel's audio/visual communications engineering and sales teams as we continue to enhance Carousel's position in the video communications industry,” Fichter said. “Carousel provides an excellent service and support model to its customers, and there are opportunities for us to expand in the managed services realm and bring on new customers in need of expert audio/visual design and deployment.”
Fichter holds several audio/visual and video communications industry certifications. He is also a multi-award winner for his work as a top sales engineer.
Carousel Industries consults, integrates and manages technology solutions that solve business problems and contribute to your organizations’ growth. This includes unified communications, managed services, virtualization, Voice over IP (VoIP), video conferencing and collaboration and data infrastructure solutions.
Today we have over 6,000 customers, including 35 of the Fortune 100. Carousel has been recognized by both VAR and CRN Magazines as one of the top technology integrators in the US and we’ve been listed in the Inc. 500/5000 seven times. Carousel is headquartered in Exeter, RI with over 1,000 employees working from offices in 30 locations across the US, including over 250 service technicians deployed across the country. For more information visit http://www.carouselindustries.com