Serge Van Herck (representing a BV) joined EVS in September 2019. Serge holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Ghent and an MBA degree from the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School in Belgium. Serge has more than 30 years of experience in the broadcast and satellite industry and over 15 years of experience as CEO, having worked for various market leading companies such as Newtec, Accenture and Belgacom (now Proximus). Before joining Newtec in 2003 he served for two years as Senior Manager in the Communications and High Tech practice of Accenture in Brussels. In 2003, he became Newtec’s Director Business Development for Asia and General Manager of Skyware, a former subsidiary of Newtec in Germany. He was appointed CEO and Chairman of the Board of Newtec on March 1st 2006 and left the company in 2017. He transformed and successfully grew the company from a regional niche player selling broadcast modulators to a widely recognized industry leader setting standards and selling complex satellite network solutions across the globe. In 2008, he joined the WTA (World Teleport Association) and ESOA (European Satellite Operator Association) as a board member. He also served as a board member at VOKA (Flanders' Chamber of Commerce and Industry). He currently is serving as board member at Agoria (Belgium's largest employers' organization and trade association).