SeaChange International (NASDAQ: SEAC), a leading global multi-screen video software innovator, today announced it has strengthened its European operations with the appointment of Andrei Noppe as senior vice president and general manager for the EMEA/APAC region. Noppe has a broad range of industry experience in C-level/executive management positions at several video service provider companies in Europe, most recently as executive vice president of the M7 Group S.A. in Luxemburg, which offers satellite and direct-to-home (DTH) TV services in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria under the brands CanalDigitaal, TV Vlaanderen, TeleSAT and AustriaSAT. He was also managing director of Canal Digitaal B.V., the satellite and DTH television operator in the Netherlands prior to it being merged into M7. Before that Noppe was CTO at Casema, the Netherlands’ third-largest cable operator at the time, now merged into Ziggo; and managing director at Primacom, a cable operator in Germany. Noppe’s extensive background in technology, engineering, operations, customer service and more includes improving the quality of service at cable TV operators and increasing operational efficiencies. “We are fortunate to add Andrei to our team. His vast technical knowledge is matched only by his outstanding business acumen for improving quality and customer satisfaction, reducing costs and increasing employee productivity in video service providers throughout Europe,” said Erwin van Dommelen, president – SeaChange Software. SeaChange CEO Raghu Rau agreed, “Andrei’s knowledge of the cable industry and operational leadership will serve SeaChange well in delivering on our commitments to our customers and driving the next phase of growth in the region." About SeaChange International Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International (NASDAQ: SEAC) enables transformative multi-screen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, IPTV and mobile operators globally. Personalized and fully monetized video experiences anytime on any device, in the home and everywhere, are the product of the Company’s superior back office, advertising and in-home offerings.
SeaChange’s hundreds of customers are many of the world’s most powerful media brands including all major cable operators in the Americas and Europe, and the largest telecom companies in the world. Headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts, SeaChange is TL 9000 certified and has product development, support and sales offices around the world. Visit www.schange.com.