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PlayBox Technology has announced a further two additions to its board.

Stanislav (Sunny) Petkov has been appointed Chief Technical Officer and will oversee the ongoing development of the TV Automation solutions, while Pierre Kande joins the board as CloudAir Chief Architect, with special responsibility for developing the company's new software product range.

Sunny Petkov joined PlayBox Technology in 2006 from a technical operations role at Bulgarian broadcaster Planeta TV. He has led the PlayBox development team for many years, latterly as Chief Research & Development Officer.

Pierre Kande joined PlayBox Technology from Cisco Systems in December 2014. As System Architect, he has masterminded the CloudAir project, supervising the refinement of new-generation virtualised products which PlayBox Technology is developing alongside the established TV Automation range.

"Sunny and Pierre are two of the most talented engineers in the entire broadcast business," said Don Ash, President, PlayBox Technology. "They are efficient and dependable colleagues with excellent leadership and communication skills.

"Sunny has contributed strongly to the development of PlayBox products family which is now the world's most widely deployed broadcast playout and channel branding system. His role also includes ensuring that 24/7 support remains an effective cornerstone of our business operation.

"Pierre's work on CloudAir has been outstanding both for its precision and breadth of vision. These guys are a real pleasure to work with and very welcome additions to the PlayBox Technology management team."

Image: Sunny Petkov, Chief Technical Officer, PlayBox Technology.

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