SeaChange Names Noppe GM for EMEA, Asia-Pacific


SeaChange International hired Andrei Noppe, formerly with Luxembourg-based pay TV provider M7 Group, as senior vice president and general manager for the Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia-Pacific regions.

Noppe most recently was executive vice president of M7, which offers satellite and direct-to-home TV services in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria under the brands CanalDigitaal, TV Vlaanderen, TeleSAT and AustriaSAT. He was also managing director of Canal Digitaal, a Dutch satellite and DTH television operator that merged with M7.

In addition, Noppe was CTO of Casema, the Netherlands' third-largest cable operator at the time (now part of into Ziggo) and managing director at Primacom, a cable operator in Germany.

"We are fortunate to add Andrei to our team. His vast technical knowledge is matched only by his outstanding business acumen for improving quality and customer satisfaction, reducing costs and increasing employee productivity in video service providers throughout Europe," Erwin van Dommelen, president of SeaChange Software, said in a statement.