Synamedia has named Jean-Francois Pigeon as General Manager and Senior Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Pigeon joins after 20 years with Nokia/Alcatel-Lucent, most recently as Vice President and General Manager for a global account in MEA. Since the merger between Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent in 2016, he been responsible for the integration of the 5,000-strong global sales organisation.
“Jean-Francois brings exceptional experience as a leader in the telco space and this will prove invaluable to our many customers who are on the journey to IP and others, particularly from a broadband or mobile background, who want to add TV and video services,” said Synamedia CEO, Paul Segre.
Synamedia is backed by Permira funds and Sky.