Cologne, March 21, 2017: Qvest Media, a leading systems architect for broadcasting and media technology, is continuing to grow. With effect from 1 March 2017, the team of the French consultancy firm Mesclado (www.mesclado.com), led by its founder François Abbe, will become part of Qvest Media. Under the leadership of François Abbe, Qvest Media will operate from a newly opened office in Paris. Qvest Media is therefore setting the course for the expansion of its business activities in France and the Benelux countries. Mesclado will cease its business operations after a transfer period.
Mesclado team led by François Abbe joins Qvest Media France
“The incorporation of the Mesclado team is an important part of our international growth strategy”, says Peter Nöthen, CEO of the Qvest Media Group. “France and the Benelux countries offer a diverse and highly attractive media market. The investment and new office in Paris will lay the foundations on which we will establish the range of products and services in our Consulting, Systems Integration, Managed Technology, Service and Professional Products divisions in these countries. François Abbe and his team have outstanding expertise in these areas.”
Mesclado is one of the most experienced companies in the fields of technology consultancy services in the French mediascape. The company assists leading organisations from the worlds of TV, publishing and telecommunications with the analysis, development and implementation of technological infrastructure projects.
“We are absolutely delighted to now be part of the Qvest Media Group. With our experienced team and in-depth knowledge of the local media market, we will successfully expand Qvest Media’s business in France and the Benelux countries together”, says François Abbe. François Abbe founded Mesclado in 2010 and has also been Governor of the organisation SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers; www.smpte.org) since 2017 for the EMEA, Central and South America regions.
About Qvest Media
Qvest Media is a world leading systems architect in the fields of broadcasting and media technology, specializing in the television, media and telecommunications industries. The company has locations in Cologne, Berlin, Munich, Schaffhausen, Dubai and Singapore with a team of over 180 employees. With a powerful spectrum of services consisting of consulting & development, systems integration and service & support, Qvest Media offers 360° expertise in the design, development, implementation and operational support of media technology infrastructures. With its business unit professional products, Qvest Media has specialized in the selection and distribution of AV and broadcasting IT products. Its partner network in this field includes the most innovative and important hardware and software manufacturers. Qvest Media is also one of the biggest suppliers of dry-hire equipment and systems solutions for live broadcasting of events, sports and entertainment. Today, Qvest’s customer base includes eminent international broadcasters, telco providers and media networks such as ARD and ZDF, Sky, RTL, Al Arab, SRG, Al Jazeera, MediaCorp, beIN SPORTS, Dubai Media Incorporated, SES ASTRA, Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Turner Broadcasting, etc. www.qvestmedia.com
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