Martin J. Fry Named Chief Operating Officer of Premier Retail Networks LLC (PRN)
San Francisco, Calif., July 9, 2012 – Premier Retail Networks LLC (PRN), a Technicolor company and a global leader in digital place-based media services, has named Martin J. Fry as chief operating officer. Fry is responsible for PRN’s field solutions, technology group, technical account management, network operations and media solutions.
Prior to joining PRN, Fry held a number of senior business positions at Grass Valley from 1995 to 2011. Most recently, he served as senior vice president and general manager for the switching and router solutions businesses. Fry was the executive in charge of the Grass Valley team that developed the Trinix NXT Multiviewer, and their efforts were honored with a TVB Europe Best of IBC 2011 Editors’ Award in the production and infrastructure category. His previous positions include principal scientist at Bayer Diagnostics (now Siemens Diagnostics) and engineering project manager at Philips Medical Systems.
"Martin brings extensive experience in operations, technology and business leadership to PRN,” said Ahmad Ouri, PRN president. “His expertise is a great asset to PRN, and I’m pleased to have him on our executive team and help execute our growth strategy.”
Fry holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics with honors from the University Of Surrey, England, and completed graduate studies in biophysics and bioengineering atImperial College in London.
About Premier Retail Networks LLC
Premier Retail Networks LLC (PRN) provides digital place-based media services that enable retailers and marketers to reach over 200 million consumers on a monthly basis in more than 9,100 locations in the U.S. PRN works with leading retailers, advertisers, content and technology companies to create and deliver place-based media that engages, informs and motivates consumers where they shop, eat and socialize. PRN’s retail customers include Acme Markets, Albertsons, Associated Food Stores, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Costco, Jewel-Osco, Meijer, Pathmark, Sam’s Club, Shaw’s, ShopRite, Star Market, Target and Walmart Stores. PRN also represents the in-venue networks located in a number of leading quick service restaurants. PRN’s programming alliances include major television networks and other media properties, as well as movie studios, record labels and magazine and newspaper publishers.