Will strengthen EMEA presence with market and industry insight
Ikegami, a manufacturer of specialised cameras and image processing equipment in the broadcast and medical industries, has appointed Kris Hill to its UK office. He will be responsible for heading up the UK operations as well as managing all key customer accounts, system integrators and Ikegami channel partners across the UK, Ireland and Africa. He takes over from Ikegami UK’s previous general manager, Mark Capstick, who is leaving the business.
Hill has worked for several years in prestigious sales roles across the broadcast industry. He has a vast knowledge of products focused in acquisition, monitoring and production during his five years at JVC Professional Europe Ltd as UK and Ireland Sales Manager, he went on to hold sales roles at TVU Networks, Vitec Videocom and Fineline Media Finance.
“Kris has proven that he holds a tremendous amount of industry knowledge and hands on technical experience as well as a great insight into the broadcast market,” commented Masanori Kondo, president of Ikegami Europe. “His natural commercial attributes will act as a major asset as Ikegami looks to focus on its EMEA output, spreading the well thought of Ikegami brand across the region.”