11/14/2007 3:49 PM
NEW YORK -- Nov. 14, 2007 --
Genesis Networks, a provider of next-generation global video transmission services, has appointed Xavier De Vynck as the company‘s vice president for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). De Vynck will work directly with Genesis Networks‘ CEO, Paul Dujardin, to continue expanding the company‘s infrastructure in support of a rapidly growing network of installations and users in the EMEA region.
De Vynck is a 20-year veteran of the broadcasting technology industry. Prior to joining Genesis Networks, he was senior vice president of French broadcast software provider NETIA SA, where he had served since 1997. His other positions at NETIA included vice president of business development and international sales and marketing director. Prior to NETIA, De Vynck served as regional sales manager, Europe, for AAVS SA, a French systems integrator and distributor for the broadcasting industry. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he founded and managed Eurosound NV, a Belgian company providing background music, musical identity services, and systems integration for mid-sized broadcasting projects.
“It‘s an exciting time to be joining Genesis Networks. There is definite momentum in the EMEA region for cost-effective, global solutions that deliver premium-quality video across continents for a wide range of programming, and that provide broadcasters with complete control and flexibility,” said De Vynck. “I‘m looking forward to helping Genesis Networks grow its market presence in this exciting region.”
“Xavier brings an ideal combination of qualities and skills to his new position, including in-depth experience, knowledge of the industry, and a passion for broadcasting excellence and technology leadership,” said Paul Dujardin, CEO of Genesis Networks. “We‘re very pleased that he has chosen to join us and we look forward to working with him to expand our reach in the EMEA region.”
Genesis Networks provides turnkey fully managed video and data services with a global fiber and satellite infrastructure. Genesis Networks‘ service includes innovative and unique options including Portable Bandwidth, allowing customers to make the most flexible and efficient use of their bandwidth, and the industry-leading IRIS real-time booking system. To learn more about Genesis Networks solutions, go to www.gen-networks.com.
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About Genesis Networks
Genesis Networks provides broadcasters, cable networks, production companies, and corporations with high-quality customized global video transmission services that are reliable, flexible, and affordable. The Genesis Networks‘ platform is a next-generation, IP-based fiber and satellite video network with cutting-edge switching and compression technologies. With more than 100 locations worldwide and growing, many organizations can now take advantage of Genesis Networks‘ services. The company‘s network operations center in New York City maintains the health and standards of the global network while the Genesis Networks proprietary software system, IRIS, allows clients to have remote, real-time network monitoring, scheduling, and control capabilities. Additional information on Genesis Networks and its innovative products is available at www.gen-networks.com.