TOKYO, Aug. 16, 2016 — Camera manufacturer Ikegami Tsushinki Co. Ltd. has appointed Kris Hill as the general manager of its U.K. office, taking over from Mark Capstick. Hill will be responsible for heading up operations, as well as managing all key customer accounts, system integrators and channel partners across the U.K., Ireland and Africa. Hill previously worked in sales roles across the broadcast industry and brings experience with acquisition, monitoring and production from his five years at JVC Professional Europe Ltd. as the U.K. and Ireland sales manager. Hill also held sales roles at TVU Networks, Vitec Videocom and Fineline Media Finance. “Kris has proven that he holds a tremendous amount of industry knowledge and hands on technical experience as well as a great insight into the broadcast market,” said Masanori Kondo, president of Ikegami Europe. “His natural commercial attributes will act as a major asset as Ikegami looks to focus on its EMEA output, spreading the well-thought-of Ikegami brand across the region.” Ikegami is a manufacturer of specialized cameras, image processing and transmission equipment.