Neuss, Germany, 28 July 2023: Ikegami Electronics (Europe) announces a major addition to the executive team operating from the company’s headquarters in Neuss. Gisbert Hochguertel rejoins the company to handle broadcast sales and marketing throughout the EAME region.

Gisbert Hochguertel commenced his broadcast industry career at public broadcaster Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln before joining Ikegami in 1991 where he was active in sales and product management for nearly a decade. He subsequently worked in a similar role at Sony Europe before moving to virtual advertising specialist LANE GmbH as Head of Broadcast.

“Gisbert is a popular, respected and well informed broadcast industry veteran with a good understanding of the broadcast and multimedia market,” comments Michael Laetzsch, Broadcast & Professional Video Division Manager at Ikegami Europe. “He joins us at a busy time as we prepare for the September IBC show in Amsterdam where we will be demonstrating our newest SDI/IP cameras, control systems, viewfinders and monitors on stand 12.A31. These include future-proof solutions such as our latest generation UHK-X600 multi-role HFR HDR camera which can be expanded post-purchase to deliver additional features as or when required.”

“Ikegami is a strong player in the broadcast and multimedia markets as well as the medical and process-control imaging sectors,” Gisbert Hochguertel adds. “It has an excellent reputation for high quality imaging and robust build quality across the entire product spectrum, from compact systems such as the 4K HDR UHL-F4000 to its HD, UHD and 8K studio and shoulder-mounting cameras. My role will be to support our colleagues at Ikegami Europe and across the EAME countries in promoting Ikegami’s strength as a technology partner. I also look forward to working with existing Ikegami equipment users and helping to expand the company’s customer base.”

Ikegami is a leading supplier of high-quality professional broadcast equipment. The Ikegami name is recognised globally for state-of-the-art television cameras, medical cameras and CCTV equipment. World-class CMOS imagery, 4K and 8K technology, multiformat flexibility and unparalleled customer support define the Ikegami experience for users in broadcast, sports venues, mobile production, houses of worship, education, corporate and many more applications.