PPDS ‘senior management team has recently undergone major restructuring.
The current Vice-President for the EMEA, Frank Racape, and Director of International Business Development, Martin van der Uude, together with Robert Hsu, will take on the roles of Global Trade Manager, Global Business Development and Marketing Manager and Global Product Strategy Manager, respectively, reporting directly to Nico Vernieu, Senior Vice President, TPV , the parent company of PPDS.
General Manager Chris Colpart has already confirmed his departure.
Franck Racape will take the lead in trade in all international markets except China.
Martin van der Voude joined PPDS in early 2019 and is responsible for the company’s LED portfolio as well as its sustainability roadmap. He will also focus on the overall integration of the company’s market entry strategy.
Robert Hsu, who joined PPDS in early 2020 as Head of Global Product Strategy, will continue to expand his portfolio of PPDS products and solutions. This has allowed the company to grow from a traditional maker of digital signage and professional TVs to include interactive and collaborative displays, label TVs and DV LEDs over the past two years, as well as a cloud platform for remote display control that will soon will be put into operation. .
Nico Vernieve said: “Our success in the professional display industry is a cornerstone for the development of our group. Implementing our new strategy for comprehensive solutions, our global approach and our sustainability programs are key components. Their seamless implementation in all markets on a truly global basis is the real added value for our partners and their customers.
Frank added: “I am honored to have been entrusted, along with Martin and Robert, to lead the company on a global scale. We have achieved so much in a relatively short period of time and I believe we are still in the beginning, with some incredible opportunities ahead of us. ”
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