Lynx Technik AG, provider of modular interfaces for broadcast and AV signal processing applications, has hired Sebastian Schaffrath as chief technology innovation officer (CTIO) and Holger Schostak as chief operating officer (COO).
Both joined the management team and board of directors effective September 1, 2017.
In the role of CTIO, the newly appointed Sebastian Schaffrath takes the lead on all technology functions, including spearheading product development and implementing advanced technology strategies and solutions.
Prior to joining Lynx Technik, Sebastian managed the division of broadcast controller systems at BFE Studio und Medien Systeme GmbH where he contributed to the development of KSC CORE.
Schaffrath also led the international project management team for KSC as well as Business Development in China and the DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) region.
Schostak has been part of the Lynx Technik team since 2005 overseeing various aspects of production and internal process optimisation. In his new role as COO, Holger will direct the day-to-day operations of the organisation as it continues to expand.
“For years Lynx Technik has been renowned for its robust and reliable products and technical innovation. On this basis and philosophy, we are moving forward to develop solutions that will enthuse operators and planning engineers worldwide,” Schaffrath said. “We have made it our goal to answer the pressing questions arising with IP technology with real solutions instead of buzz words. We are leading a creative dialogue with our customers using ‘design thinking’ methods, working closely and efficiently in our agile R&D environment and relying on our strong LYNX team.”
Schostak said: “We have an exceptionally motivated team, and we are excited to secure and shape the future of this company. The upcoming months will see important adaptions of business processes to further strengthen our operations.”
Lynx Technik along with its new management team will be at IBC 2017, stand 8.C70.