Richard LaBerge Joins Calibre as VP of International Sales

8 Richard LaBergeMontreal-based Richard LaBerge has joined Calibre, the British manufacturer of audio and video scaling and switching technology, as vice president of international sales.

LaBerge has more than 20 years’ experience in business management, leadership, and product development globally. He co-founded Sensio Technologies Inc., where as VP he spearheaded the company’s success in licensing, business development and delivery of technologies to market. Prior to this, LaBerge developed commercial marketing and lending at Desjardins. He started his career in computer programming.

Based in Montreal, QC, LaBerge will expand Calibre’s business into new markets, according to the company. He will focus on increasing market share and presence in corporate AV and Calibre’s existing customer base as well as growing OEM and own-label business, particularly in Asia.

“LaBerge has the perfect mix of talent to lead Calibre’s international operations and to drive the company’s efforts in establishing itself as a worldwide preferred supplier of processing products,” says Tim Brooksbank, CEO at Calibre.

In describing his new role, LaBerge says, “I will ensure the company grows on an unprecedented scale, building on its strong foundations of image processing to be the audiovisual business of tomorrow.”

LaBerge holds an MBA, Marketing & Finance at HEC Montreal and MBA Finance from the University of North Carolina. He is a board member of children’s charity, L’Etoile de Pacho.

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Michael Raine is the Editor-in-Chief at Canadian Musician, Canadian Music Trade, Professional Sound, and Professional Lighting & Production magazines. He also hosts the Canadian Musician Podcast.
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