Mike Everett, formerly Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Americas, has been appointed to Vice President of Global Sales; Brett Stokke, RTI’s Director of Communications, is now Director of Marketing; Robert Lawton moves from Manufacturing Engineer to Director of Product Management; and Chris Pauly takes on the role of Interim Technical Support Manager from Technical Support Specialist.
Everett has over 30 years of experience in the AV industry. He joined RTI in 2006 as Regional Sales Manager, rising to General Manager of Pro Control in 2009, and Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Americas, in 2015. In his new role as VP of Global Sales, Everett will oversee worldwide sales activities for RTI and its Pro Control division.
For more than 11 years, Stokke has been part of the RTI family and has served as the Director of Communications since 2013. In his new post as Director of Marketing, he will be responsible for creating and managing all of the marketing resources to support RTI’s distributors and dealers worldwide.
With a degree in electrical engineering from Staffordshire University, Lawton has more than 20 years of experience in project engineering and management roles. As the company’s new Director of Product Management, Lawton will now be responsible for identifying, designing, and managing RTI’s product development roadmap.
Pauly started with RTI in 2013 as a Technical Support Specialist, providing top-level support. With a background in product testing and IT network configuration, Pauly will lead the expansion of RTI’s tech support department in terms of increased personnel and resources.