Private ownership will strengthen focus on customer experience and best practices in Media IT
CLARET, France — 11 January 2017
NETIA, the French Media software solutions company, today announced that its sole shareholder Globecast (part of the Orange group) has sold all its shares in the company to two French media entrepreneurs, Anthony Savelli and Vincent Benveniste.
The acquisition was made via Radio Act SAS, their consulting and services agency.
Both businessmen exceed 25 years of experience in media IT and have an impressive and recognized track record in successfully transforming technology businesses in synergy with customers, partners and staff.
NETIA’s CEO Thierry Gandilhon explained: “Having now private owners committed to our roots in the south of France and to our core business, will give us the autonomy to focus on a more efficient operation. Our teams have already started a dialog with several customers and we are confident that they will benefit from this new setup, particularly from a user experience and lifecycle management standpoints.”
“NETIA has very talented people working with the best media professionals across the world” said Vincent Benveniste, Radio Act’s President. “We’re honored to lead its development from here on as a customer focused, agile, creative and autonomous organization” he added.
NETIA Media Software is a leading provider of software solutions that enable efficient and flexible management and delivery of audiovisual content to today’s full array of media platforms. Relied on by more than 20,000 users in 200 installations in over 40 countries with a global network of professional distribution partners, NETIA solutions allow content producers and owners to manage content from production to playout.
NETIA has a vast experience in mission critical services and focuses on optimizing customer experience. The company provides radio automation, media asset, and workflow management solutions to major radio and to multimedia groups around the world. Clients include RAI Italy, RTL France, Radio France, RTBF in Belgium, the Associated Press, ABC News Radio Network, All India Radio, WestwoodOne, Radio Globo in Brazil, SBS and ABC in Australia, MediaCorp Singapore, and France Televisions. NETIA has its headquarters in Montpellier (France), with offices in Paris, Rome, Sydney, and operates in North America, APAC and the Middle East and Africa.