EVS appoints Serge Van Herck as new CEO

EVS appoints Serge Van Herck as new CEO
Published: 9 September 2019 - 6:43 a.m.
By: Nikhil Pereira

Serge Van Herck, the former CEO and president of Newtec, has been appointed as the new CEO of EVS.

Van Herck replaces Dr Pierre De Muelenaere who has been CEO ad interim of the company since July 2018.

De Muelenaere will help Serge Van Herck to execute a transition and will leave the company on December 31, 2019.

Serge Van Herck: “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.”

Dr. Pierre De Muelenaere: “During my long mission of CEO ad interim, I have done my best to help EVS, align the teams, improve the processes, boost the business and organise a more balanced Board of Directors with the arrival of Belfius and Ackermans and van Haaren as new shareholders. Many new initiatives have been started and will now be transferred to Serge, as well as all the files. All this will be completed by the end of this year.”

Van Herck holds an electromechanical engineering degree from the University of Ghent as well as a MBA degree from the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School in Belgium.

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.

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