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Fiévez appointed COO of BCE

January 31, 2024

Broadcasting Centre Europe (BCE), RTL Group’s Luxembourg-based technical service provider, has announced the promotion of Frédéric Fiévez from Chief Sales Officer (CSO) to Chief Operating Officer (COO). In his new role, Fiévez will assume leadership of all operational facets at BCE. He will report directly to Christophe Goossens, CEO of BCE.

With a multifaceted understanding of BCE’s activities, the company says Fiévez is uniquely positioned to address operational and business development needs. His mandate will also encompass integrating and assessing BCE’s resources to align them with the overall strategy, propelling the company forward in response to the
market and evolving customer needs.

Goossens said: “I am pleased that Frédéric has accepted his new mission as the Chief Operating Officer. Frédéric’s extensive expertise and profound knowledge of all BCE activities are a true benefit to ensure the continuity of our operations. Moreover, I am confident that his unwavering motivation to make BCE grow will ensure the development of our operational capabilities, aligning them seamlessly with our customers growth.”

Fievez added: “These first 12 years of experience were of constant enrichment, during which I learned invaluable lessons in leadership and operational excellence.”

Fiévez begain his career with consultancy on the ARTE project – a European public service channel dedicated to culture – his progression included pivotal responsibilities at EVS Broadcast Equipment, where he dedicated over ten years to noteworthy projects, including newsroom digitisation and Olympics coverage, earning recognition such as the IBC award. Upon transitioning to BCE, Fiévez initially provided consultancy for the ARTE project and later expanded BCE’s operations beyond RTL Group, focusing on the Middle East and African markets. Over the subsequent years, he demonstrated leadership in system integration and project development, assuming the role of Project Development Director in 2018. In 2021, he further advanced to the position of CSO, guiding BCE’s overall growth and evolution.

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