Belkin Hires New Chief Financial Officer

Belkin Hires New Chief Financial Officer


Playa Vista, CA—Belkin hired George Platisa as its new chief financial officer. Platisa joins Belkin from Ascent Media Group, a media content management and distribution company, where he was CFO and executive vice president.

“We are pleased to have George’s considerable experience and successful track record on board at Belkin,” said Chet Pipkin, president and CEO. “His varied career experiences in entertainment, Internet and healthcare will help Belkin make the right decisions and execute our plans in the global consumer and enterprise markets we serve.”

Platisa brings to his new role experience with strategic financial planning, global operations, inventory management, and mergers and acquisitions. Previously, he served in executive roles at Price Waterhouse, Broadband Sports, Pacificare of California, and The Walt Disney Co.

With more than 200 patents, Belkin delivers product solutions to make consumers’ lives easier. Its portfolio reflects the convergence of home networking and entertainment, energy management, home automation and mobile accessories.