Ervan was most recently Microsoft’s Western Europe Digital Solution Sales General Manager, managing all new business sales for Enterprises in the region, and overseeing a $3bn budget and 650-strong workforce. During his career, he was Chief Operations Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at Microsoft BeLux between 2011 and 2015 where he was responsible for the subsidiary’s strategy, performance, marketing, products and operations. Before his time at Microsoft, Ervan held several managerial positions at major companies including McKinsey & Co., Bouygues Telecom, PepsiCo and IBM. Ervan also completed an MBA at Harvard Business School.
“Ervan’s impressive pedigree and extensive experience working with digital media and cloud-based technology platforms will complement our existing skillset and help continue EVS’ growth within these new exciting areas,” said Muriel De Lathouwer, EVS’ CEO and Managing Director. Commenting on his appointment, Ervan said: “Live video is the center of the Digital revolution both on the content production and the customer engagement.”