Ikegami has appointed Kris Hill to the role of UK general manager.

Hill, who replaces Mark Capstick, will be responsible for heading up the UK operations as well as managing all key customer accounts, systems integrators and Ikegami channel partners across the UK, Ireland and Africa.

“Kris has proven that he holds a tremendous amount of industry knowledge and hands on technical experience as well as a great insight into the broadcast market,” said Ikegami Europe president Masanori Kondo. 

“His natural commercial attributes will act as a major asset as Ikegami looks to focus on its EMEA output, spreading the well thought of Ikegami brand across the region.” 

Hill joins Ikegami from TVU Networks where he was European sales director. He has also held sales roles at JVC Professional, Vitec Videocom and Fineline Media Finance. 

Ikegami manufactures specialised cameras and image processing equipment.