Lynx Technik appoints Stefan Gnann as new CEO

Winfried Deckelmann (left), chairman of the Supervisory Board, and Stefan Gnann, CEO of Lynx Technik

Lynx Technik has made changes to its executive management team with the appointment of Stefan Gnann as the company’s new chief executive, with immediate effect.

Winfried Deckelmann, chairman of the supervisory board and former CEO, said: “I want to personally welcome Stefan to the Lynx Technik team as our new CEO. He brings with him invaluable business acumen, leadership, technical knowledge, and experience having worked in the Broadcast industry for so many years. Stefan has a clear passion for technology and innovation and is an excellent fit to lead our team and achieve the vision of Lynx Technik. We have maintained a strong relationship with Stefan over the years, and his input as a customer and partner has been influential in a number of our key product developments.”

Most recently, Gnann has been immersed in the evolving world of 4K UHD and IP technologies. His work with broadcasters and standards groups has involved coordinated efforts to generate new enhanced methods and approaches for Broadcasters to make a smooth transition to IP sports and event production, as well as IP studio applications.

Throughout his extensive career in the media and entertainment technology industry, Gnann has served in many leadership roles, helping drive financial growth, develop new production processes and facilitate the development and launch of new products and projects. Gnann led VTS Videotechnik Selhuber as managing director, where he was instrumental in building the company into a leading systems integrator and technology provider. Gnann also directed the merger between VTS with sono Studiotechnik to form sonoVTS.

“This is an exciting time for me to join LYNX Technik at such a pivotal time in the industry as new technologies and markets are evolving,” commented Gnann. “One of my key roles here at Lynx, backed by our exceptional global team, will be to drive product development and market share leadership to meet both the short- and long-term demands of our production, post-production, contribution, and content distribution customers.”

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