Françoise Semin to Head European Sales
Driving customer engagement and revenue in Europe, Françoise Semin (56) will be instrumental in Qvest Media’s strategic move to position itself as a leading media technology consultant and a trusted service provider within the context of digital transformation. “My objective is to develop Qvest Media’s international market position and to expand its core systems integration business to include strategic areas such as consulting and managed technology as well as to provide leading-edge expertise in digital, artificial intelligence and cloud solutions”, Semin says.
With its long-standing, international experience, Qvest Media is uniquely qualified to help media companies embrace the future, enabling and accelerating digital transformation – from concept and design to implementation and beyond. “We are aiming to establish Qvest Media as the partner of choice for media, telco and broadcast companies, enabling them to build innovative and smart technology infrastructures that not only meet the industry’s current standards but also anticipate future technological developments”, says Daniel Url, Managing Director of Qvest Media Europe. “We are delighted to welcome Françoise Semin to the management team, her experience being of decisive importance in meeting our objectives and facing all challenges underway.”
Having held leadership positions in companies and organisations such as Avid, Autodesk, Grass Valley and OBS, the service arm of the International Olympic Committee, Semin has an impressive track record in driving business transformation, managing innovation and helping companies break into new markets. Her last position as Head of Business Development at Wildmoka provided her with additional experience in digital and social markets, making her uniquely qualified to take Qvest Media into its next phase of development.
Qvest Media is a world-leading systems architect and ICT integrator in the fields of broadcasting and media technology, specialising in the television, media and telecommunications industries. The company, headquartered in Cologne, has additional locations in Europe, Middle East and Southeast Asia. With a powerful spectrum of services consisting of Consulting & Development, Systems Integration and Service & Support, Qvest Media offers 360° expertise in the design, development, implementation and operational support of media technology infrastructures. With its business unit Managed Technology, Qvest Media supports media organisations along their entire digital transformation process by covering everything from technology infrastructures to services and technical operations offered within streamlined and future-oriented payment models. In addition, Qvest Media ranks among Europe’s largest trade and distribution houses for technology in the fields of Professional AV, IT and Broadcast with a commercial portfolio of around 250,000 products as well as partnerships with nearly all major manufactures from the media and IT industries. Qvest Media is also one of the biggest suppliers of dry-hire equipment and systems solutions for live broadcasting of events, sports and entertainment. Today, the customer base includes eminent international broadcasters, telco providers and media networks such as ARD and ZDF, Sky, RTL, Al Arab, SRG, Al Jazeera, tpc switzerland ag, Mediacorp, beIN SPORTS, Dubai Media Incorporated, SES ASTRA, Etisalat, Turner Broadcasting, etc.