Globecast hires Jean-Christophe Perier to head marketing department


Jean-Christophe Perier

Media solutions provider, Globecast, has named Jean-Christophe Perier as chief marketing officer, starting the role effective immediately.

Perier will lead both marketing communications and product marketing for Globecast. He will be responsible for steering the marketing and external communications strategy worldwide. Working with his team, Perier will continue to deploy innovative services and work to strengthen external communications to support the company’s global strategic initiatives.

His appointment comes as former head of marketing, Denis Genevois, departs after 22 years with the company,

The chief brings experience across broadcast, cloud, IPTV and OTT services, having worked with clients such as Canal+, NTV+, Sky, Etisalat and Orange during his time at Technicolor and SoftAtHome. He also created and managed Veygo, developing OTT and multiscreen solutions, with Huawei, Ooredoo, Telecentro, and Vidgo as customers.

Philippe Bernard, CEO of Globecast, commented, “I would like to thank Denis for his commitment and his involvement with Globecast; he will be missed. We are delighted to welcome Jean-Christophe to the team and believe his expertise and leadership will be instrumental in driving Globecast’s growth and increasing our visibility and awareness in the markets that we serve.”

Perier added, “I am thrilled to be taking up this new role with Globecast, especially at such an exciting time in the industry as we see migration to the cloud and IP really taking shape. I am looking forward to identifying more growth opportunities, strengthening external communications, launching strong partnerships with industry leaders and developing innovative services to support Globecast’s continued success in the marketplace.”

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