Riedel hires Andreas Pater to head up rental department

Riedel Communications has appointed Andreas Pater to serve as the company's head of rental innovations. In this new role at Riedel, Pater will oversee product management within the Riedel rental department and work look after the management and marketing of the company's rental portfolio.

Prior to joining Riedel, Pater was managing director for all technical departments of event technology supplier Gahrens + Battermann GmbH. There, he was responsible for selecting and purchasing all variety of production equipment, new business development, technical innovations, and process optimization.

He was also responsible for the internal IT department, the financial department, and human resources. During his 20 years with the company, Pater not only served as project manager for large-scale events, but also provided internal vocational training on event technologies. He earlier earned his diploma in engineering in electronics from the University of Siegen.