EVS Broadcast Equipment


EVS is globally recognized as the leader in live video technology for broadcast and new media productions. Our passion and purpose are to help our clients craft immersive stories that trigger the best return on emotion. Through a wide range of products and solutions, we deliver the most gripping live sports images, buzzing entertainment shows and breaking news content to millions of viewers every day – and in real-time.



Serge Van Herck


A new Captain on Board

Serge Van Herck brings more than 25 years of industry knowledge and extensive CEO and board experience to the position. Before joining EVS, Serge worked in various market-leading companies such as Newtec, Accenture and Belgacom (now Proximus), playing key roles in the strategic planning and growth of their business. At Newtec, Serge served as CEO, president and shareholder for over 10 years, successfully transforming the company from a regional niche player into a widely recognized industry leader, setting standards and providing complex satellite network solutions across the globe.  Serge is also an avid pilot and sailor—so it’s no wonder his motto is “Begin with the end in mind”!



Yvan Absil


Yvan (representing Sbasyva SRL) is appointed Chief Financial Officer. He started his career at Hewlett-Packard Company in 1995 and occupied various operational and finance functions in the group, including Finance Director for HP Belux. In 2010, he joined 21Net, a UK start-up company providing on-board train internet connectivity, as a CFO. Before joining EVS in January 2016, he was Finance Director EMEAI, LATAM & Asia Pacific for Volcano Corporation, now part of Philips Healthcare, a leading company active in intravascular imaging for coronary and peripheral applications, and physiology. He holds a Master of Science in Business Management and Engineering (University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium).



Benoit Quirynen

SVP Strategy

After 25 years of experience in the telecom industry, and more specifically 10+ years at the crossroads between telecom and media distribution, Benoit Quirynen crossed yet another virtual border in 2016, joining EVS to drive the development of our product portfolio and marketing activities. In his current role as SVP Strategy, he is responsible for strategic partnerships and M&A. Passionate about technologies, Benoit has the ambition to reinvent content production by leveraging the latest innovations and maximizing the value of our collaboration with our partners,  in order to better address the challenges raised by the new media landscape.




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