It is with great sadness that that CE Pro Europe announces that Alan Roser, founder and MD of Anthem AV Solutions passed away last week after a short battle with cancer aged 53.

Alan was born in Ash Vale, Surrey and was one of two children.

His early career included stints as store managers at various Rumbelows and Argos stores in the south.

It was at Argos that he met his loving devoted wife, Sally 31 years ago. They were married for 24 years.

In 1994, Alan joined Owl Video in East Sussex as technical director before taking up the position of managing director in 2002 of SIM2 UK.

Most recently, Alan was MD and owner of Anthem AV Solutions, a very successful multi-brand distributor.

With over 20+ years in the industry, he will be greatly missed for his warm sense of humour and his in-depth technical knowledge of the AV and projector sectors.

He was often referred to as ‘Mr Grand Cinema’.

He loved nothing more than standing in front of an audience speaking about the latest developments in product and technology.

As per Alan’s wishes, Anthem AV Solutions will continue with a new management team. Funeral arrangements are still being finalised.

Further to this announcement, if you have any questions or wish to pass on your condolences, please e-mail Ben Atkins at