ZDF Enterprises welcomes Caroline Kusser as agent for drama programs in worldwide French-speaking territories
Mainz, 3rd February 2015
With immediate effect, Caroline Kusser is ZDF Enterprises' new sales agent for drama programs in all French-speaking territories. Since January 2011 Ms. Kusser was Senior Vice President, North America, for Red Arrow / SevenOne International in Los Angeles. Her duties as such included the establishment of the newly opened Los Angeles-based representation of the group; building and maintaining relationships to US networks, TV channels and production companies for both scripted and unscripted programs; selling scripted and unscripted formats to the North American Market.
Prior to this, Caroline Kusser worked as Regional Sales Director and International Format Acquisitions for Red Arrow / SevenOne International, Munich/Germany, and in various positions in the International Sales Departments of Bavaria Media Television, peppermint GmbH and Beta Film GmbH.
ZDF Enterprises' COO Fred Burcksen: "We have long been following Caroline Kusser's distinguished career are now very pleased to welcome her onboard our sales team. We particularly prize her expertise in program distribution in French-speaking territories as well as her ease in cross-cultural environments and in building up long-term relationships with international clients."
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: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.zdf-enterprises.de.