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Videon Makes Strategic Addition to Management Team Appointing Bob Hicks as CFO

State College, PA -- Videon Central, a leading provider of media technology, announced today that Robert J. Hicks has assumed the role of Chief Financial Officer, effective November 1, 2014.

Appointing a CFO was a strategic decision for Videon. As a growing company with evolving financial needs, Videon needed someone who could balance financial expertise with strategic guidance and tech-industry wisdom. Bob Hicks was a perfect match.

Mr. Hicks comes to Videon with over 25 years of finance and strategic experience. His work in the corporate finance and technology markets makes him a valuable asset to Videon. He most recently served as Managing Director of Asset Management with Allied Capital Corp, where he was responsible for the management of $2.4 billion in loan assets. Prior to that, Mr. Hicks was co-founder of Deutche Bank’s middle market lending business, DB MidMarket Capital. Mr. Hicks also served as Chief Sales Officer at CIT Group and formed the company’s European Communications, Media, and Technology business.

“I look forward to Bob’s contributions at Videon,” said Todd Erdley, CEO of Videon Central. “His combination of experiences is valuable and hard to match: he understands finance, business strategy, sales and technology, as he’s proven through his history of senior roles at highly-influential organizations. We’re pleased to welcome him to our team.”

Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Hicks said, “I’m happy to join the talented leadership team at Videon. The company is internationally recognized for its innovation in the technology industry, and we look forward to expanding both our product offerings and our industry partnerships.”



Videon develops products for automotive infotainment, in-flight entertainment and the global AV industry that simply, quickly and cost-effectively move digital media. With over 30 million devices using our streaming media, DVD and Blu-ray technology, Videon is a proven partner and supplier to the world’s leading technology companies. Based in State College, Pennsylvania, Videon Central, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is a privately held company. For more information, please visit or call +1 (814) 235-1111.

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