1) Why has Key Code Media acquired ABS?
Advanced Broadcast Systems is the leading provider of broadcast and system integration solutions in the Pacific Northwest. Founded in 1992, ABS generates an average of $5 million in revenue. Their client solutions compliment Key Code Media, with a range of traditional broadcast, radio station, stage/venue installation, education and houses of worship offerings.
ABS strengths in broadcast, audio, and AV products, such as Grass Valley, Yamaha, and Chauvet, bring new depths to the Key Code Media team.
Mark Siegel will bring his vast knowledge of broadcast solution to Key Code Media- providing our company with new strategies for expanding opportunities and supporting clients.
2) Should I contact Key Code Media or ABS?
Key Code Media and ABS customers should continue to work with their existing sales contact at either company. There will be no disruption in product procurement or installation services for either company.
Mark Siegel will oversee all sales and technical staff for both Key Code Media Seattle and ABS. If you have any comments or questions, you can email Mark directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3) I need an updated W-9 form. Where can I find it?
Here’s a link to the Key Code Media 2019 W-9 Form.
4) What will happen to my existing Advanced Broadcast Solutions service contract?
Key Code Media will honor all ABS support contract agreements, support hours, and manufacturer warranties. There should be no disruption to the excellent service you receive from the ABS and Key Code Media team.
5) How will this announcement impact ABS and Key Code Media employees?
We are not anticipating any significant changes to employee’s roles at Key Code Media or ABS.
6) What will happen to the senior management at ABS?
Mark Siegel, former President of Advanced Broadcast Solutions, will take on a new role as VP of Business Development. In this new role, Mark will introduce new vendor relationships, new solutions, and help create new outreach strategies in collaboration with sales and marketing. He will also oversee all Key Code Media and ABS staff located in the Pacific Northwest.