Memnon hires new EMEA director

Paul Shonfeld appointed as sales and business development director
Paul Shonfeld.
Paul Shonfeld.


Memnon Archiving Services, a Belgian company that specialises in digital preservation and restoration of audiovisual and cultural archives, has appointed Paul Shonfeld as sales and business development director Europe, Middle East & Africa.

Shonfeld who took up his post in January 2015 will be responsible for expanding Memnon’s existing key accounts and building new customer opportunities to help drive regional sales operations for the company’s digital archiving services. He will also be responsible for building relations with systems integrators and technical partners.

Shonfeld comes to Memnon with over 20 years of international sales and business development in the professional television industry having held key positions at Silicon Graphics, SGL, Verizon, Omnibus and ViewCast.

Michel Merten, founder and CEO of Memnon, said: “Paul’s wealth of knowledge of the global broadcast industry, his extensive contacts across the region and his technical understanding provides us with a first rate player who has built a career on delivering results.

“Paul’s vast experience in new market development, direct and indirect sales management will be extremely valuable as we further strengthen the Memnon business in EMEA.”

Memnon offers a services to digitise, restore, preserve and provide access to recordings from virtually any audiovisual or film format.

It can provide the digitisation service at its headquarters in Belgium, its US facility in Indiana and its shared facility with Media Guru in Noida, India, or provide support for on-premises processing anywhere in the world. The company also provides secure long-term storage and indexing of audiovisual archives, providing access either to the public or to a selected target audience.


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