Riedel Appoints Costa Nikols as VP of Sales Enablement

Riedel Communications announced that Costa Nikols has joined the company as vice president of sales enablement for the global team. In his new role, Nikols will design, develop, and institute sales enablement programs to build the foundational and technical knowledge for the global sales team.

Continuing to work with strategic leaders and customers across the industry, Nikols will ensure Riedel delivers solutions and platforms that enable its customers to be successful, while improving the customer journey by providing a more fluid and informed sales engagement.

Known in the industry as a consistent, dependable technical resource, Nikols had served as vice president of global sales enablement at Grass Valley, where he helped guide the company through its transition from a hardware-based to a software-enabled brand. For over 20 years, Nikols held various leadership positions at Grass Valley and its acquisitions, including senior product manager at Snell & Wilcox and sales engineering group manager at Miranda Technologies. In these roles, Nikols discovered his passion and talent for helping guide both colleagues and customers through technological changes, whether it’s architecting a solution, connecting people to information or through first-hand experience.

Nikols will be based in Montreal and report directly to Daniel Url.