Ross Video cuts business ties to Russia

Nick Laurin
Ross Video cuts business ties to Russia
Aerial photo of Ross Video's Iroquois facility. Submitted photo.

IROQUOIS, Ontario – South Dundas business Ross Video has announced that it has cut all business ties to Russia and has given a donation in support of Ukraine. This announcement comes during the ongoing Russian attack on Ukraine.

The company announced on Wednesday, March 2 that it has ceased all shipments of its equipment to Russia and has discontinued support for equipment already in use in the country.

Ross Video provides services for live, and broadcast video production with offices around the world.

Since Russia’s invasion into sovereign Ukrainian territory, Ross Video’s CEO David Ross, who claims Ukrainian heritage has donated $100,000 to Ukraine Humanitarian Relief Efforts.

“As a company, we rarely comment on geopolitical affairs. However, we are compelled to support the Ukrainian people and their remarkable efforts to defend their homeland,” said David Ross, CEO Ross Video. “Like hundreds of thousands of other Canadians, I am proud of my Ukrainian heritage. I simply cannot sit idly by while President Putin’s forces attack cities, civilians, and democracy itself.”

Ross has encouraged fellow Canadian CEOs to help and donate to Ukraine.

“I encourage other Canadian business leaders, and anyone who has the means to condemn this invasion and to provide meaningful financial support to Ukraine. Together, we can make a difference and send a strong message to President Putin and those still supporting him,” he said.

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