Issy-les-Moulineaux Cedex, France, Oct. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH; OTCQX: TCLRY), a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, has appointed Luis Martinez Amago as President of its Connected Home division for the North American market. His appointment underscores Technicolor's commitment to serve its North American customers with the best innovative solutions for the network and home. With a focus on customer delivery and satisfaction, Luis will continue to strengthen Connected Home's position in the cable, telecom, satellite and OTT markets. Luis Martinez Amago joins at a significant time as Technicolor expects to close the acquisition of Cisco Connected Devices by the end of the year.
Luis Martinez Amago joins Technicolor from Alcatel-Lucent where he carried out multiple roles and responsibilities over the course of his 27-year tenure at Alcatel Lucent. Luis held the CEO role of the flagship joint-venture, Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell. Prior to this he spent several years as President of the Europe, CIS, Middle East and Africa regions. Previously, as President of the Fixed Broadband Access Networks Business Division, which included IPTV and CPEs, the Applications Business Division, and the Wireless Transmission Division, he was responsible for major deals with, among others, US customers such as ATT and Verizon. He holds a Technical degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the University La Salle, Barcelona.
"Luis Martinez Amago is a highly skilled international executive with an impressive track record in key roles from Sales to General Management, in different technological areas and in several challenging markets", said Frederic Rose, Chief Executive Officer at Technicolor. "Luis will be tasked with growing our Connected Home market position in NA and his decades of valuable experience in CPE and network will serve him well in his exciting new role".
Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging and sound technologies, based on a thriving licensing business. Our commitment: supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theatres, homes and on-the-go. Technicolor shares are on the NYSE Euronext Paris exchange (TCH) and traded in the USA on the OTCQX marketplace (TCLRY). For more information on Technicolor, please go to www.technicolor.com
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