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ZDF Enterprises: Alexander Coridass remains President, CEO and Spokesman of the Management Board until 2020

Mainz, 15th October 2015.

The contract of Alexander Coridass as President and CEO as well as Spokesman of the Management Board of ZDF Enterprises  has been extended to 2020. He has headed the company since 1998.

ZDF’s Director General Thomas Bellut, who also serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ZDF Enterprises, commented: “Alexander Coridass has made his mark in the media business both nationally and internationally for many years now. He will continue the success story of ZDF Enterprises with his leadership and his innovative skills.”

Alexander Coridass remarked: “There is a clear direction for the years to come: we will continue to develop German and international projects for both the classic television and the non-linear market and shall exploit them on a global scale. The moving image has a bright future, whichever platform it is on, and we will play an active part in it.”


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


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