Part of CANAL+ Group, Luxembourg-based M7 is one of Europe’s leading pay-TV providers serving over 3 million homes. Starting at M7 Group in 2010 as Chief Operating Officer, Hans took the helm of Chief Executive Officer in 2016. Ever since, Hans played an instrumental role in the expansion of the M7 footprint into eight European countries. Furthermore, he steered the development and roll-out of a fully hybrid linear, OTT and on-demand TV offering, available via multiple viewing devices. Following the acquisition by CANAL+ in 2019, M7 also moved into the areas of content creation and acquisition, while providing telco’s and ISP’s with tailor-made content offerings under the name ‘TV Brick’.
Prior to his career at M7 Group, Hans fulfilled various senior management positions at UPC Netherlands and Philips Consumer Electronics (Netherlands and USA). Hans holds a bachelor degree Management Information Systems at the University of Groningen and earned his Executive MBA at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam.