Tanja Meier-Sieden Becomes VP Portfolio Management at ZDF Enterprises
Maint, 21st July 2016
As of 1st July 2016, Tanja Meier-Sieden (35) has assumed leadership of ZDF Enterprises’ newly created “Portfolio Management” department. She holds a degree in business administration and has been working for the media company since 2007. Most recently, she managed the staff unit “Business Development and Affiliates” assigned to the Executive Board.
“With Tanja Meier-Sieden, we are gaining an excellent manager who can guide our participations portfolio, which is the second pillar of our company besides our operating business,” says Alexander Coridass, ZDF Enterprises' President and CEO and Spokesman of the Management Board, to whom Ms. Meier-Sieden will report directly. “She has everything that this important function requires in order to further optimize the cooperation between ZDF Enterprises as a shareholder and our associated companies.”
With direct participation in twelve associated companies, ZDF Enterprises has been able to grow its production capacity in the core programming areas of fiction, documentaries, and children’s programs. Additionally, our own rights utilization will be reinforced and supplemented in areas such as music publishing, merchandising, and foreign pay-television channels.
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: email@example.com, www.zdf-enterprises.de.