Globecast (part of the Orange group) has sold all of its shares in the French Media software solutions company, Netia to two French me
dia entrepreneurs, Anthony Savelli and Vincent Benveniste. The acquisition was made via Radio Act SAS, a consulting and services agency.
According to a press release issued by Netia, both businessmen boast more than 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 CEO Thierry Gandilhon said: “Having 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 standpoint.”
“Netia has very talented people working with the best media professionals across the world,” said Vincent Benveniste, Radio Act president. “We’re honored to lead its development from here on as a customer focused, agile, creative and autonomous organization,” he added.