Kris Hill Appointed General Manager of Ikegami UK

KRIS HILL APPOINTED GENERAL MANAGER OF IKEGAMI UK

Hill to Strengthen EMEA Presence with Market and Industry Insight

Ikegami, the leading manufacturer of specialised cameras and image processing equipment in the broadcast and medical industries, today announced the appointment of Kris Hill to its UK office. Effective immediately Hill 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.

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Hill brings with him a wealth of experience and industry knowledge, having worked for several years in prestigious sales roles across the broadcast industry.

Having proven himself to be a key industry figure with a vast knowledge of products focused in acquisition, monitoring and production during his five years at JVC Professional Europe Ltd as UK & Ireland Sales Manager, Hill went on to hold sales roles at TVU Networks, Vitec Videocom and Fineline Media Finance.

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“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,” comments Masanori Kondo, President, 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.”
 
Hill will be taking over from Ikegami UK’s previous General Manager, Mark Capstick, who is leaving the business.

Ikegami, the leading manufacturer of specialized cameras, image processing and transmission equipment was founded in 1946 in Tokyo, Japan. Today around 900 employees are working in 1 R&D centre, 2 factories and 11 sales and service organizations all over the world. Ikegami has consistently created the most advanced products in all image processes, namely image, transmission, processing, recording and display.
 
Founded in 1970, Ikegami Electronics (Europe) GmbH in Neuss, Germany is the sales and service organization for Europe and Africa. Through its UK and German branches, Ikegami provides customers, system integrators and dealers with advanced products across the European, Middle Eastern and African regions.

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