XL Video appoints Lucas Covers as group CEO
Paul Milligan, March 5, 2013
XL Video has appointed Lucas Covers, former CEO of De Boer Structures and Philips Home Networks as its new Chief Executive Officer for the group. The appointment took effect from 1 March 2013.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chris Depreeuw said: “This appointment must be seen as the next logical step in the evolution of XL Video. After a rewarding year 2012, the time has come to further accelerate our growth path.”
This follows the recent announcement of two new managing directors; Ron Sreenan in the U.S. and Cédric Bruzac in France.
Covers served as a senior executive at Philips where he held several international positions. These included the management of the digital video business, Philips Home Networks, located in Paris.
In 2008 he became CEO of De Boer Structures, a leading international supplier of temporary and semi-permanent structures.
René de Keyzer, founder and board member of XL Video, will take up his role as founder-president, with particular responsibility for strategic projects and global sales in close collaboration with Covers.