ARRI announced the appointment of Martin Cayzer as chief executive of its worldwide network of camera and lighting rental operations. In this new role, Cayzer will have global responsibility for ARRI’s rental businesses and service capabilities, with plans to extend reach and grow the customer base.
Prior to joining ARRI, Cayzer served as managing director of Panavision Asia Pacific for 13 years, responsible for operations and third-party distributors throughout the region. He has thirty years experience through roles in a number of industry organizations in the U.K., New Zealand and Australia, serving on the board and as chair of the Australian organization Ausfilm – a partnership organization between private industry and government responsible for connecting the international film community with Australia’s screen incentives, talent and facilities.
“ARRI has been at the forefront of camera, digital intermediate and lighting technology for 95 years and with the successful introduction of the ALEXA camera range and LED lighting systems, continues to be a leader in an industry in transition,” said Cayzer. “The ARRI Rental Group is a large and diverse group of companies and my role is to grow and link these businesses to create a truly global rental network to support our increasingly mobile customers with the best technical solutions.”