NETIA announces promotion for Francis Freihuber

Broadcasting audio and video content management specialist NETIA has confirmed the promotion of Francis Freihuber to serve as vice-president of its management board. Freihuber has been with NETIA for the past five years in the role of operations director. His new role will build on his experience developing and refining NETIA client support services, and on his extensive knowledge of the broadcast industry.

“Francis has a very strong IT-based engineering background and a wealth of experience working in the broadcast industry, both complemented by an intuitive understanding of our customers and their needs,” says Philippe Fort, CEO, NETIA. “Francis has been key to NETIA’s continued success, and we’re very pleased to name him to this new management role.”

During his time as operations director at NETIA, Freihuber simplified client support and enhanced customer satisfaction through the creation of a support team with a new hotline and ticketing procedure. He will continue to supervise the training department and oversee a team of 17 operations staff. Prior to joining NETIA, Freihuber worked for France Television and its France 3 regional channel, for which he led IT for projects such as the French elections coverage and headed up the R&D department.

Freihuber is based at NETIA’s headquarters in Claret and reports directly to Philippe Fort.

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