Chello DMC has appointed Matthijs Zwart to the newly-created position of linear operations director.

In his new role, Zwart will be responsible for daily operations of content management, media operations, post production, scheduling and playout.

Zwart joins Chello DMC from Dutch telecommunications company KPN where he was director of product management and innovation television, telephony and internet.

VP and general manager at Chello DMC Jelmer Kleingeld said: “Chello DMC has built its reputation based on its linear broadcast service. It is important to us to uphold this reputation and I’m certain that this will be achieved with Matthijs as a member of the management team.”