ChyronHego hires three to serve European client needs

ChyronHego has appointed three new hires in Europe, bolstering the company’s global efforts in sales, customer service, product support and engineering.“Having successfully achieved our post-merger goal of fully integrating the Chyron and Hego product lines, we continue to experience growth in all markets,” says Johan Apel, chief executive officer at ChyronHego. “Our momentum is attracting world-class talent and I am pleased to welcome aboard the newest members of the team to drive forward in supporting the ChyronHego brand.”

Julian Reid joins the UK-based ChyronHego team as product specialist while Jonathan Roberts joins as sales director. Reid joins ChyronHego’s UK-based professional services team with more 20 years of experience in broadcast. In his new role he will demonstrate ChyronHego products, provide post-sales installation and commissioning support, as well as provide training to ChyronHego clients and freelancers. Reid was most recently graphics operator at Red Bee Media.

Roberts joins ChyronHego’s UK-based sales team with more than 15 years of corporate selling experience. In his new role, Roberts will focus on driving new business for ChyronHego in the EMEA region. Previously he served as sales director at thePlatform.

In addition David Wessén is now head of production, joining ChyronHego’s Stockholm-based team where he will lead the sports production staff and work closely with ChyronHego clients in the region. He previously worked as a freelance producer and editor for various leading Swedish broadcasters.

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