Datapath Limited Appoints Bjorn Krylander New Managing Director

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Datapath strengthens management with industry veteran to lead company through next phase of growth, by leveraging market leadership in Multi Screen Video Technology and Video Capture Cards.

Datapath Limited, the Derby, UK based video technology company has appointed Bjorn Krylander as its new Chief Executive Officer. Bjorn has served as Chief Executive at several UK technology companies, and has a record of achieving strong revenue and profit growth, giving stellar shareholder returns. He has also held senior roles during 13 years at the Ericsson group. Bjorn brings a wealth of experience and leadership qualities to Datapath, which are expected to lead to a phase of further, market led growth.

The appointment is a natural step in widening the global market opportunities for Datapath’s world leading technology in the Graphics Controller and Video Capture markets. Steve De’Ath, co-founder of Datapath Limited and retiring Chief Executive, will remain on the board of the company.

Simon Hunt, Datapath Chairman and investor, commented: "Bjorn Krylander has a highly impressive track record of building, and exiting, technology businesses in the past decade. He has had a successful career in the communications and computing areas and we anticipate that he will provide exceptional leadership as Datapath continues to strengthen its market position in advanced multi screen graphics solutions, whilst at the same time growing the business in new market segments.”

Bjorn Krylander said: "Datapath is in an exciting market area growing very fast as display technology becomes more accessible, and encompassing the general proliferation of Video," and continues, “the opportunities in digital signage, distance learning, teleconferencing and other areas make Datapath very well placed for continued profitable growth.”

Bjorn Krylander held a variety of senior management position at the Ericsson Group, with particular focus on sales, marketing and product management. He was subsequently appointed CEO of UbiNetics Limited in Cambridge, UK, and led the company during several years of strong revenue and profits growth. He successfully divested the company's Test and Measurement group in May 2005. He subsequently became CEO of Cambridge Broadband Networks and carried out a series of large scale European consultancy assignments.

About Datapath Limited
Datapath Limited is a world leading innovator in professional computer graphics, video capture and video wall image and display technology, with products used in video walls for control rooms, entertainment centers, and imaging technology in machine vision, distance learning, medical and many other applications.

Datapath has built distribution across 5 continents with end customers in more than 100 countries around the world. Datapath’s design expertise, quality focus, and dedicated customer support make its solutions the first choice for customers requiring solid, high-reliability products.

Founded in 1982, Datapath is a privately held company with headquarters in Derby, UK. Following a refinancing in 2007, funds managed by Foresight Group LLP became significant shareholder in the company.

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