Andreas Geier becomes CEO of Streamwerke GmbH
ZDF Enterprises subsidiary under new management
Mainz, 21st November 2018
Andreas Geier has been appointed CEO of Streamwerke GmbH. The announcement was made by Fred Burcksen, President and CEO of ZDF Enterprises GmbH, in his capacity as the company’s Chairman of the Supervisory Board.
The former Managing Director of strandgutmedia GmbH and producer at ZDF Digital Medienproduktion GmbH will focus mainly on the production of digital video content for broadcasters, publishers and brands. He will also realign the company’s overall strategy with the collaborative development and management of online content offerings. To do this, the company runs its own studio for both its own as well as commissioned productions, and acts as a partner and consultant in developing sustainable online strategies. Streamwerke also works with the widest-reaching influencers and develops entertainment, infotainment and fiction formats for all relevant social platforms.
‘By appointing Andreas Geier, Streamwerke’s management is gaining a highly professional and passionate partner, with an extensive background in production. He will boost day-to-day operations with his new ideas and ensure the long-term success of the company,’ says Fred Burcksen, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Streamwerke GmbH and President and CEO of ZDF Enterprises.
Andreas Geier on his new role: ‘I look forward to giving fresh impetus to the digital world with an efficient melting pot of creation and production.’
About ZDF Enterprises
ZDF Enterprises was founded in 1993 as a commercial subsidiary of ZDF, one of the largest and most renowned TV broadcasters in Europe. Headquartered in Mainz, Germany, ZDF Enterprises is responsible for the worldwide sale of programs, the making of international coproductions, the acquisition of licenses as well as the merchandising of strong program brands in its own name, for the ZDF, and for third parties. ZDF Enterprises has successfully established itself as an independent market player on the German and international stage. Bound into a strong group, the company manages the largest German-language stock of programs in the world and, next to this, a continuously growing portfolio of international productions consisting of series and miniseries, TV movies, documentaries and children’s programs. In the course of the development and diversification process carried out up to now, many business fields in the television and media domains were made accessible in the ZDF Enterprises group. Thus ZDF Enterprises can provide a comprehensive, full-service offering today, and covers every step in the chain of origin and exploitation of successful TV programs, from development to production and up to the marketing of TV licenses, merchandising rights, online rights and much more.
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