PARIS, March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Thierry Drilhon announced that he is stepping down as CEO of Euro Media Group for personal reasons and with the full agreement of the Group's shareholders.
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The Board of Directors would like to thank Thierry Drilhon for almost five years of dedicated service to promote the development of the Group. Thanks to his experience in the field of new technology and his outstanding personal qualities, he raised Euro Media Group's ambitions to the European and international level.
In order to continue the transformation initiated by Thierry Drilhon, a new CEO will be appointed in the very near future. Until he or she arrives, the Board of Directors has entrusted the functions of interim CEO to Patrick van den Berg, the Group's CFO. His task is to pursue the development strategy and to assume control of ambitious ongoing projects.
Patrick van den Berg joined EMG in 2005 after seven years at PwC, and was appointed CFO at the start of 2013. His experience at the heart of EMG and his considerable knowledge of the sector make him the Group's ideal choice to manage this interim period.
About Euro Media Group:
Euro Media Group is a leading provider of broadcast facilities and services on the European market. The Group combines unique know-how and world-renowned expertise to master the entire value chain from image creation to distribution.
New-media driven, Euro Media Group is a valued partner for major international events, including sport (Tour de France, Football World Cup and Formula 1…) live shows (Eurovision, Royal Weddings, concerts…) and entertainment (The Voice, Masterchef, the X-Factor…). Euro Media Group owns the largest range of studios as well as the greatest fleet of mobile facilities in Europe.
SOURCE Euro Media Group (EMG)