Marco Bruines appointed CEO of Leyard Europe

Headshot of Marco Bruines

Leyard has appointed Marco Bruines as CEO of Leyard Europe in a move hoped to further strengthen its position in Europe alongside plans to open a factory in Prešov, Slovakia.

Bruines was the president of BarcoLeyard, the joint-venture between Leyard and Barco in China and has held executive roles in Europe at Barco and Inter Visual Systems. Most recently he was the managing director of Sight, a system integrator in the Benelux area.

Zach Zhang, chairman of Leyard International, said: “In his role, Marco will lead the sales, marketing, support, and operations in the region which will utilise his experience in segments ranging from sports and digital out-of-home media to broadcast, corporate, and control room applications.”

Bruines added: “During the previous years working with Leyard, I have always been impressed by the professional organisation and strong customer relationships. Moreover, with the broad and high-quality Leyard and Planar product portfolio, we can provide exceptional solutions for our growing markets.”