TVU Networks names media and entertainment industry veteran J.C. Albou as sales director, Europe
TVU Networks has appointed Jean-Christophe (J.C.) Albou to the role of sales director, Europe. He will lead TVU’s sales and business development throughout the continent, reporting to Rafael Castillo, general manager/vice president EMEA and Latin America.
Albou comes to TVU after serving as Southern Europe sales manager for LiveU for the past five years. During this time, he established the company’s offices in France and Spain. With over a decade of experience in the media and entertainment technology industry, Albou has held senior-level sales positions at Telestream, Avid, Grass Valley, Sony, Quantel and JVC.
“We couldn’t be happier to have someone with J.C.’s background and expertise join us in Europe,” said Castillo. “He has extensive experience working with different customers in the region and is very knowledgeable about their particular challenges and needs. In terms of TVU’s growth in Europe and the region’s heightened adoption of our cloud-based ecosystem, he’s joining us at an extremely exciting time for the company.”
Albou will continue to be based in Paris with the European sales team reporting to him.
“TVU offers unique solutions and services for cost-effective live production and transmission for news and sports. They’ve built a fantastic reputation for constantly pushing technology forward based on market needs,” said Albou. “TVU’s production platform is the most centralised and inclusive in the market. They’re known for routinely incorporating tools into the ecosystem that save producers’ time and increase flexibility for live production. I’m thrilled to become part of the TVU team and look forward to working with existing customers and fostering new relationships.”