Industry veteran spent 43 years at ARRI.

ZGC and Cooke Optics have appointed Juergen Schwinzer in a wide-ranging sales and technical capacity.

Schwinzer, who is an Associate Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and serves on the Scientific and Technical Awards committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science, spent 43 years at ARRI where he held management responsibilities for various product lines including new cameras, lighting products and tripods.

Les Zellan, Chairman and Owner, Cooke Optics, and President, ZGC, commented: “We are delighted and honoured to welcome Juergen to the team. He is well-known and respected throughout the world for his incomparable technical knowledge and his passion for the film making world, and ZGC and Cooke will benefit greatly from his expertise and global contacts.”