EVS has announced the immediate appointment of Serge Van Herck as new CEO including a transition period with the CEO ad interim Pierre De Muelenaere until the end of 2019.
Van Herck is the former CEO and President of Newtec, a Belgian based international company specialised in equipment and technologies for satellite communications. He has more than 25 years of management and board experience in the broadcast and satellite communications industry with companies such as Proximus, Accenture and Eutelsat. In 2008 he joined the WTA (World Teleport Association) and ESOA (the European Satellite Operator Association) as a Board Member. He also served as Board Member at VOKA (Flanders’ Chamber of Commerce and Industry) and Agoria (Belgium’s largest employers’ organisation and trade association).
Dr. Pierre De Muelenaere, Chairman of the Board and CEO ad interim commented: “I’m very pleased to welcome Serge Van Herck as the new CEO of EVS. I’m convinced that his extensive CEO and broadcast market experience will be important assets for the future of EVS.”
Van Herck added: ”I’m proud and grateful to be appointed as the new CEO of EVS which is a company with a great team and an impressive reputation in the market of Live Broadcast solutions. I’m joining EVS after a successful interim period of Pierre De Muelenaere and I’m very grateful that I will be able to rely on his experience in order to perform a smooth transition.”