EVS Appoints Xavier De Vynck as VP of New Market Development
Liege, Belgium – 17 May 2011 – EVS has recently appointed Xavier De Vynck as the Vice-President of New Market Development with a special focus on EVS’ new Archive and Media Asset Management Division in Brussels.
Xavier De Vynck is a 20-year veteran of the broadcasting technology industry. Before joining EVS, he was Strategic Business Development Manager at Avid where he successfully developed new markets for the company. Prior to that, he was Vice-President of EMEA at Genesis Networks, a US-based company specializing in building fibre connectivity solutions for media companies. Before his time at Genesis Networks, De Vynck was Vice-President of Business Development for the French broadcast software provider NETIA SA, where he had served since 1997. Other positions at NETIA include International Sales and Marketing Director as well as Sales Director. Prior to NETIA, De Vynck served as the Regional Sales Manager, EMEA, for AAVS SA, a French systems integrator and distributor for the broadcasting industry. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he founded and managed Eurosound NV, a Belgian company where he spearheaded the implementation of IT technology in the broadcast and public address world. De Vynck studied Financial Management in Belgium.
At EVS, De Vynck comes to help the company develop its activities in new markets with brand new solutions specifically dedicated to advanced digital archive and media management and monetization. These new solutions, based on combined broadcast, IT and web technology are already used by major international sports federations to create maximum value out of their media.
The system is perfectly suited for any kind of media environment requiring significant improvement in the accessibility and monetization of archived media.
“Xavier’s strong experience in international media and broadcast markets throughout various world-class organizations as well as his deep knowledge of integrated media systems, combined with a multicultural mindset made him the ideal person to help us with this new challenge” says Pierre L’Hoest, CEO of EVS.
Trilingual in Dutch, French and English, De Vynck has conducted business on all continents and has developed a multicultural approach to negotiations allowing him to easily adapt to any market environment.
About EVS (www.evs.tv)
EVS is a leader in the design of hardware and software solutions for live and fast turnaround productions of sports, news and TV entertainment programs. Its innovative Live Slow Motion system revolutionized live broadcasting and its Instant Tapeless Technology is now widely used in non-linear editing and high definition (HD) television the world over. The company sells its branded products and integrated tapeless solutions in over 90 countries and is able to provide customer support services in any region. EVS is headquartered in Belgium and has offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and North America.
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