Eveleens Named Axon Digital CEO
As of April 1, 2009 Jan Eveleens will join Axon Digital as CEO. Eveleens joins AXON from Grass Valley Nederland BV where he served for 7 years as General Manager Image Capture Systems.
Before that Eveleens was General Manager at various Philips divisions and he holds a degree in computer science from the Technical University of Delft, the Netherlands. The appointment of Eveleens fits with AXON’s mission to become one of the best suppliers of broadcast equipment in the industry.
“I am delighted that after an extensive search we found Jan who not only has the commercial and technical skills but also an enormous knowledge of our industry to take AXON to the next level.” says AXON’s current CEO and major shareholder Steven Le Poole.
Eveleens comments, “I am extremely excited to have the opportunity to join the AXON team. AXON has a very strong image in the market and is recognized for its dedication to customers, commitment to quality, great technology and elaborate product range. This is really an excellent base for further expansion and therefore my main focus and objective will be to help grow and transform AXON into one of the major players in the broadcast industry”.
Steven Le Poole remains committed to AXON as chairman of the supervisory board.