Haivision Systems Inc. (“Haivision”) (TSX: HAI), a global provider of mission-critical, real-time video networking and visual collaboration solutions, today announced the appointment of Jean-Marc Racine as Chief Product Officer effective January 2, 2023.
Jean-Marc has extensive experience in product and marketing and has held leadership roles in the media and video technology domain. From his career start as a hardware engineer in the team that delivered the world’s first real-time MPEG2 encoder to his more recent role as Chief Product Officer for Synamedia, Jean-Marc brings 25 years of market and product expertise to Haivision and along with his passion to foster pragmatic innovation in tune with market demand.
“Since its creation Haivision has delighted the most demanding customers with its unique ability to create market leading products with quality, low-latency, and mission criticality at its core. I am delighted to join a fantastic leadership team as Haivision opens a new chapter, and work closely with our customers to create solutions that benefit their own transformation.” added Jean-Marc Racine.
In addition, the company has reorganised its product development teams to realise synergies related to its most recent acquisitions. This reorganisation will allow Haivision to accelerate its development of market leading solutions focused on mission critical video networks within the broadcast, enterprise, and defence markets and positions the company for higher growth.
The company also made the following appointments within the current leadership to support the consolidation of its development and product realisation efforts: Ronan Poullaouec (CTO and founder of Aviwest), to Senior Vice President, Engineering; Paul Singh to Senior Vice President DevSecOps, Quality Engineering; and Mariano Converti to Vice President Engineering, Cloud. In addition, Mahmoud Al-Daccak, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President Product Development, has decided to leave Haivision and the company wishes to thank him for his dedication and contribution over the past 12 years.
“Haivision continues to be laser focused in leading the highest value segments for high performance video-centric networks,” expressed Mirko Wicha, President and CEO of Haivision. “Our development teams have been aligned to address the opportunities and challenges ahead of us and are poised to continue to execute together under the new product leadership of Jean-Marc.”