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Christian Rönsch becomes sole CEO of Studio Hamburg Enterprises GmbH with immediate effect

Tanja Meier-Sieden leaves executive board as planned after completing her mandate

Hamburg, 20h January 2015 

Tanja Meier-Sieden has resigned from the executive board of Studio Hamburg Enterprises on 31.12.2014 as planned after completing her mandate. She had been operating there since mid 2013 on behalf of the shareholder ZDF Enterprises GmbH. In the future she will assume new tasks and challenges in the field of business development and affiliates at ZDF Enterprises. Christian Rönsch therefore becomes sole CEO of Studio Hamburg Enterprises GmbH.

“We thank Tanja Meier-Sieden for the superb job she has done for us at Studio Hamburg Enterprises” said Alexander Coridass, President and CEO of ZDF Enterprises. “We will miss having Tanja Meier-Sieden as part of our team in Hamburg. We are delighted, however, that she will remain a knowledgeable contact for us in her new role with our shareholder ZDF Enterprises”, added Christian Rönsch. “I am delighted to have been intensively involved in the strategic, personnel and content-related development of Studio Hamburg Enterprises, and to be handing over a stronger company to the sole, trusted leadership of Christian Rönsch”, confirmed Tanja Meier-Sieden.


About Studio Hamburg Enterprises:

Studio Hamburg Enterprises GmbH, with its headquarters in Hamburg and a branch office in Mainz, is a joint venture between Studio Hamburg Distribution & Marketing GmbH and ZDF Enterprises GmbH, who have a 50 percent share respectively. Under executive director Christian Rönsch, the company purchases and distributes feature films and TV licences, particularly in the DVD/Blu-ray market. The company is expanding its activities in the field of archive material, marketing a film stock of approx. 1,500 titles which represents a significant part of the ARD and ZDF contribution to German TV history. DVD releases of current titles from the schedules of both broadcasting groups will also be handled by Studio Hamburg Enterprises; furthermore, parts of the GDR TV archive will continue to be distributed for the home entertainment market via Studio Hamburg. Studio Hamburg Enterprises publishes over 150 productions annually.

Press Contact Studio Hamburg Enterprises:

Thore Vollert, Studio Hamburg Enterprises GmbH, Marketing & Communications, Jenfelder Allee 80, 22039 Hamburg --- Tel: +49 (0)40 6688-5126, Fax: +49 (0)40 6688-4722, Email:,


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.

Contact ZDF Enterprises
Christine Denilauler (Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications), ZDF Enterprises GmbH, Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1, D-55127 Mainz/Germany, Tel.: +49 6131-9911130, Fax: +49 6131-9912130, e-mail:,


Christine Denilauler

Christine Denilauler

Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications

+49 (0) 6131 / 991–1130
+49 (0) 6131 / 991–2130
ZDF Enterprises GmbH
Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1
55127 Mainz | Germany


Tanja Meier-Sieden