Koen Muylkens has been appointed Managing Director of Zappware, a provider of digital TV solutions.
Muylkens is taking over the responsibilities of Patrick Vos, who will become an executive director at the Swiss group’s head office in Zurich. Previously, Muylkens set up and managed the Belgian R&D centre of the Paris-based digital home connectivity company SoftAtHome, deploying his products at multiple telecom operators around the world. He grew this innovation, development and deployment centre to a 65-people operation. Earlier in his career, Muylkens held different leadership positions at the French multinational media and communications corporation Technicolor.
Jan Reinhart – Managing Director at Reinhart Capital, commented: “I am convinced that Koen Muylkens is the perfect fit to lead the Belgian-based Zappware entity. With his entrepreneurial spirit and his strong technical background, he will help us master the fast-paced technological evolution of this industry.”
Muylkens added: “I have always been impressed by the track record of Zappware over the 20 years of its existence. It has led the technology life cycle in the video business ever since and I am now honored to be appointed to lead this unit. Excited to write the next chapter in home entertainment with this talented team in Hasselt.”