PARIS, March 12, 2015, 6pm, ATEME (Euronext Paris : ATEME), a global leader in video compression and delivery solutions, today announced the expansion of the Company’s Board of Directors with the appointment of Jacques Galloy who also becomes chairman of the strategy committee.
As a member of its Board of Directors, ATEME will leverage Jacques Galloy’s broad expertise in the broadcast industry. From 2001 to 2014, he served on the EVS Broadcast (Euronext Bruxelles: EVS) management team, as a board member and as chief financial officer. During his tenure, he notably oversaw acquisitions and co-founded dcinex, an EVS subsidiary and the European leader in digital cinema. He was chairman of the board of dcinex for eight years until 2013. Under his leadership, EVS built a strong market position in solutions for live television and multiplied its turnover by four, now reaching € 131 million.
Jacques Galloy is also a board member at XL Video (LED display technologies), PhysIOL (medtech), X-RIS (digital radiology), RCF (radio broadcaster), Gaudeto (consulting and investment), and partner at MyDimm.com (furniture e-commerce site).
Previously, Jacques Galloy was a senior auditor at PwC, and chief financial officer of various RTL Group entities in Luxembourg, Netherlands, and Belgium. Jacques Galloy holds a degree in “Hautes Etudes Commerciales” from as well as a degree in Economics from Maastricht University (Netherlands).
I am delighted to join the ATEME board of directors,” said Jacques Galloy. “Their innovative solutions are recognized worldwide for their performance. I am looking forward to the advent of the new generation Ultra-HD images. As announced during its IPO, ATEME will expand its international footprint and strengthen its organization to take advantage of this momentum.”
The Board of Directors welcomes Jacques Galloy, one of the main architects of the emergence of EVS, now a leader in its segment of the broadcast industry” Michel Artières, ATEME CEO, added. “His excellent knowledge of market dynamics, combined with operational experience in terms of both organic growth and acquisitions, will be a valuable asset as we implement our development strategy in this rapidly changing market, and particularly with the arrival of Ultra-HD and HEVC technology.”
ATEME (PARIS: ATEME), Redefining Video Delivery. ATEME is a global leader in HEVC, H264, MPEG2 video compression solutions for broadcast, cable, DTH, IPTV and OTT. More information is available at www.ateme.com.