Lightware strengthens Australian team with two strategic appointments

Lightware Visual Engineering has announced the appointment of two key roles, with a focus on growth in the Australian market. Gordon Anderson is the national manager for defence, intelligence and government, while John Garfi is the regional manager for Victoria and Tasmania.

These announcements aim to elevate the Australian Lightware office as a central hub for customers and partners across the Asia Pacific region.

Anderson brings over 25 years of experience in systems integration, business development and sales management positions in the Australian Pro AV market, having worked for companies like Intravision, Crestron Electronics, Hills Limited, Sound Advice Australia and his own company Anderson Audiovisual.

Anderson said: “I am delighted to be part of Lightware Visual Engineering at such a pivotal time for the company, where new vertical markets like Education and Defence are taking an important role in its expansion. Together we'll make sure to offer reliable and secure products to meet the needs of critical sectors that require the highest level of security, zero frame latency, and robust quality."

John Garfi, the new regional manager for Victoria and Tasmania, is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in the live staging, hospitality, audio-visual/ICT integration, consulting, rental and production industries.

Garfi said: “I’ll focus on streamlining processes, boosting performance and growth, and delivering positive results for customers and partners to contribute significantly to Lightware's success so far in the regions.”

Jason Lewis, general manager, Lightware Australia, said: “We're excited to have Gordon and John join our team spearheading our Australian offerings. Their extensive industry knowledge and experience will be invaluable in expanding our reach and delivering innovative solutions to our customers. We're confident that their contributions will further elevate the importance of our Australian office as a strategic hub for the region."

Image: Gordon Anderson (left) and John Garfi (right) from Lightware Australia

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