Presse / 2006

Donnerstag, 08. Juni 2006

BRAINPOOL TV GmbH expands its Management

Effective immediately, Wibo van de Linde (67) is joining the Management of BRAINPOOL TV GmbH.

Van de Linde will be responsible for BRAINPOOL together with the further CEOs, Jörg Grabosch, Ralf Günther and Andreas Viek.

Jörg Grabosch (CEO) and Wibo van de Linde (COO) are both single-signature CEOs.

Van de Linde will be specifically focusing on the optimization of operative business divisions as well as the development of new business fields.

The appointment as CEO has been initially approved for two years by VIVA Media GmbH, the sole shareholder in BRAINPOOL TV GmbH.

The Dutchman, Wibo van de Linde, has been active in the German TV market since 1992, initially as the President of Endemol Germany. Van de Linde has been working as a journalist, TV presenter and Time&Life correspondent for 25 years, was the Head of Information at the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) between 1972 and 1975 and Director of Programming for the Dutch TV channel AVRO between 1984 and 1991.

BRAINPOOL TV GmbH is a 100% subsidiary of the VIACOM Group.

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