DHR completes search for head of business development, Arkamys, China

June 5, 2014

SHANGHAI, CHINA (June, 2014) - Global executive search firm DHR International is pleased to announce the successful placement of Woody Zou as head of business development automotive, China for Arkamys. He will be based at the company’s Shanghai office. The search was completed by Executive Vice President Eric Dieny with assistance from Senior Associate Wanshu Wang, both in Shanghai.

Zou will play a leading role in establishing the China headquarters of Arkamys in Shanghai and developing sales of Arkamys audio enhancing software solutions to the automotive industry in China.

Philippe Tour, CEO of Arkamys, said “Arkamys Sound Staging technology creates a thrilling new audio experience for passengers on some of the most innovating cars built in France, China, Korea, and soon in America. We are very pleased to welcome Woody Zou to the Arkamys team. His extensive knowledge of the Chinese automotive market and his international experience will reinforce our company’s capability to partner with OEMs and tier-one radio makers in China. DHR International accompanied us in exploring the Chinese talent landscape and found someone who is not only well qualified for the job but also fits very well with the business culture and the team of Arkamys.”

Zou brings to Arkamys 10 years of sales and business development experience in the semiconductor and software industry. He joins Arkamys coming from Nuance where he drove new business development in the Chinese automotive infotainment market. He has been focusing on the automotive market for the past five years. Before that he worked on applications for portable media players, TV and mobile phones at semiconductor companies Broadcom, NXP and Texas Instruments. He has a successful track record developing business for new applications in new segments. A native of China, Zou holds an MBA and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University.

About Arkamys:

Arkamys is a French company with headquarters in Paris that provides embedded digital audio software solutions and services for professional entertainment, digital content companies and for the consumer electronics industry including car audio, mobile phones, MP3 players, home theaters and more. Arkamys Sound Staging technology enhances the acoustic performance of speakers and creates a new experience of listening in a car or a home by creating a sound scene with audio enhancements and effects such as Upmix Surround, Bass Boost and improved FM signals. For more information on Arkamys, visit http://www.arkamys.com.