AEQ APPOINTS IVÁN OLMEDA AS NEW CEO 08/10/2018
AEQ has appointed Iván Olmeda as its new General Manager, succeeding Rogelio de la Fuente that has served as the head of the Company for 35 years.
Ivan Olmeda (40), who until now has been responsible for the Company's Business Development Division, has more than 20 years of experience in the Broadcast industry, always linked to manufacturing. He joined the AEQ management team in 2014 after the merger through absorption of Kroma Telecom, where he held the position of Managing Director.
"It is a very well matured decision and an important step for the growth of the Company. It is a guarantee to start this new stint with a person holding the profile and experience of Iván. We are convinced that we leave AEQ in good hands and with great expectations for the future "affirmed Rogelio de la Fuente, who will remain as advisor to the new CEO until the end of 2018 and will remain linked to the company as a member of the Board.
Iván Olmeda commented that "it is an honor for me to be in charge of this company, a true point of reference in the Broadcast market and international sporting events. After four years as part of this company, it is clear to me that AEQ is built on great human and technological potential. In recent years we have made an important leap towards IP technology, which positions us in a strategic place to give the best service to our customers. "
Iván Olmeda takes charge of a leading organization in the market, based on a powerful R & D & I team that offers its products and services to frontline clients in more than 90 countries around the world. AEQ, has since its foundation in 1979, been a leading manufacturer in the field of audio and communications for the broadcasting industry. When the company absorbed Kroma Telecom in 2014, it increased its development potential for intercom and video processing solutions.
The combined capacity of both industrial trajectories together with technological convergence based on IP standards, allow AEQ to envisage a very promising future as provider of innovative audio, video and communications solutions for broadcast.
AEQ is headquartered in the Technology Park of Leganés, Madrid, Spain, and holds offices in the USA, México and Portugal.