EVS Broadcast Equipment : Patrick Tillieux appointed as new Chairman of the Board of Directors of EVS

Tuesday, 17. May 2016 17:46

Publication on May 17, 2016, 5.45pm CET
Regulated information - combined general meeting
EVS Broadcast Equipment SA: Euronext Brussels (EVS.BR), Bloomberg (EVS BB), Reuters (EVSB.BR)

EVS Broadcast Equipment SA, the leading provider of live video production systems, today announced the appointment of Patrick Tillieux as new Chairman of its Board of Directors.

During its last meeting, the Board of Directors of EVS appointed Patrick Tillieux as Chairman of the Board of Directors of EVS. He succeeds Pierre Rion (permanently representing Acces Direct sa, and Chairman of EVS between 2010 and today), whose mandate arrived at its term at the end of the Ordinary General Meeting of today.

"All members of the Board of Directors join me to thank Pierre Rion, Chairman of the Board from 2010 until today, for all the work accomplished during these 13 years," said Patrick Tillieux, new Chairman of the Board of Directors of EVS. "My goal is of course to continue this work, while bringing my long experience in the broadcast industry to our CEO Muriel De Lathouwer and her management team".

Patrick Tilleux is an independent Director of EVS since November 2015. He is a non-Executive Director in various companies: Euronews (France), PLAY Telecom (Poland), Ceske Radiokomunikace (Czech Republic), Towercom (Slovakia) and Brussels Airport (Belgium). Between 2012 and 2014, he served as Director & CEO of Red Bee Media Ltd. (global broadcast and media services provider, now part of Ericsson), driving and operating a strategic turnaround and a successful financial restructuring of the company. He was Chief Operating Officer and a Member of Executive Board at ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG between 2007 and 2009. From 2001 to 2007, he held various executive functions within the SBS group (CEO of SBS Belgium, CEO of SBS Nederland and lastly CEO of SBS Broadcasting Europe). Before that, he occupied executive functions within different broadcasters, including Eurosport, TF1, RTL Nederland, CANAL+ Holland and CANAL+ Flanders. He holds a M. Sc. in civil engineering and a M. Sc. in industrial administration from the University of Leuven (Belgium).

For more information, please contact:


Geoffroy d'OULTREMONT, Vice President  Investor Relations & Corporate Communication
EVS Broadcast Equipment S.A., Liege Science Park, 13 rue du Bois Saint-Jean, B-4102 Seraing, Belgium
Tel: +32 4 361 70 14.  E-mail:corpcom@evs.com; www.evs.com

Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements with respect to the business, financial condition, and results of operations of EVS and its affiliates. These statements are based on the current expectations or beliefs of EVS's management and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or performance of the Company to differ materially from those contemplated in such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties relate to changes in technology and market requirements, the company's concentration on one industry, decline in demand for the company's products and those of its affiliates, inability to timely develop and introduce new technologies, products and applications, and loss of market share and pressure on pricing resulting from competition which could cause the actual results or performance of the company to differ materially from those contemplated in such forward-looking statements. EVS undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

About EVS
EVS provides its customers with reliable and innovative technology to enable the production of live, enriched video programming, allowing them to work more efficiently and boost their revenue streams. Its industry-leading broadcast and media production systems are used by broadcasters, production companies, post-production facilities, film studios, content owners and archive libraries around the globe. It spans four key markets - Sports, Entertainment, News and Media.
Founded in 1994, its innovative Live Slow Motion system revolutionized live broadcasting. Its reliable and integrated tapeless solutions, based around its market-leading XT server range, are now widely used to deliver live productions worldwide. Today, it continues to develop practical innovations, such as its C-Cast second-screen delivery platform, to help customers maximize the value of their media content.
The company is headquartered in Belgium and has 20 offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America. Around 500 EVS professionals sell its branded products in over 100 countries, and provide customer support globally. EVS is a public company traded on Euronext Brussels: EVS, ISIN: BE0003820371. For more information, please visit www.evs.com.


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