Karoline Meichsner-Sertl appointed Head of Legal and Contract Department at ZDF Enterprises
Karoline Meichsner-Sertl, 45, has been named the new Head of the Legal and Contract Department at ZDF Enterprises, with immediate effect. This department was previously managed by Tobias Könemann, who remains active for the company as Head of Personnel.
Karoline Meichsner-Sertl's previous position was with Deutsche Welle, where she was an in-house lawyer responsible for the broadcaster's sales and Telemedia activities. Her previous posts include Deputy Head of the Legal Department at EM.TV& Merchandising in Munich and Head of the Acquisition and Legal Department with DEGETO Film in Frankfurt.
Stephan Adrian, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of ZDF Enterprises, comments: "We are delighted to have secured for our company the services of Karoline Meichsner-Sertl, who has demonstrated fully her experience and expertise in the areas of media law and media economics. She will be able to provide crucial support for ZDF Enterprises as we navigate a path through the increasingly complex landscape of commercial rights activities".
**About ZDF Enterprises**
Founded in 1993, ZDF Enterprises GmbH is the wholly-owned subsidiary and commercial arm of ZDF German Television Network, one of Europe's largest and most respected broadcasters. Headquartered in Mainz, Germany, ZDF Enterprises is responsible for the development, production and global distribution of quality original programming. The company is also responsible for all program acquisitions and international co-productions on behalf of the network, and acquires programming for world-wide distribution. Its vast program library ranks as the largest in the German language. The extensive catalogue includes television movies and mini-series, drama series and comedies, documentaries, family entertainment and children's programming. ZDF Enterprises also oversees all licensing and merchandising activities based on its high-profile programs, including book and music publishing and the licensing of its program properties in all key product categories. Committed to the future, ZDF Enterprises has embarked on numerous New Media initiatives, ranging from opportunities within the burgeoning e-commerce industry to the creation of themed edutainment dimensions featuring the recognized program brands with which ZDF has become synonymous.
**Contact ZDF Enterprises**
Christine Denilauler (Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications), ZDF Enterprises GmbH, Lise-Meitner-Str. 9, D-55129 Mainz/Germany, tel. 0049 6131-991228, fax 0049 6131-991229, e-mail: [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com], [http://www.zdf-enterprises.de www.zdf-enterprises.de].