Euro Media Group names Ronald Meyvisch, Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

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Euro Media Group (EMG), Europe’s leading provider of broadcast facilities and services today announced that Ronald Meyvisch New technology officer since 2011 has been named CTO (Chief Technology Officer). From January 1rst, 2016, he will report directly to Thierry Drilhon, Charmain & CEO of Euro Media Group, succeeding to Luc Geoffroy, CTO of Euro Media Group since 2007.

Ronald Meyvisch brings in-depth knowledge of technology and 25 years of outstanding experience in the broadcasting industry of which 5 years at Euro Media Group. In his role, he will be responsible for maximising the synergies between EMG’s technical resources, framework agreements and partnerships with manufacturers and he will be leading innovation as well as the transition of the Group’s media facilities towards an IP based infrastructure.

Ronald Meyvisch,50 years old, started his broadcasting carrier as a video engineer in 1990. In 1996, Meyvisch became Engineer In Charge at an outside broadcast company and later served as technical and operations manager. When HDTV took-off in Europe, he oversaw large HD productions such as the first HD broadcast of the UEFA Champions League Final in Istanbul in 2005.
Ronald Meyvisch joined Euro Media Group in February 2011, as the company’s new technology officer a role he will fulfil until December 31st 2015. For the last five years, he has helped the company to anticipate new generation technologies in the fast pace broadcasting environment (UHD, Connectivity, Workflows, remote production, MAM). In order to do this, he relied on his academic knowledge enriched with personal hands-on field experience.


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