Organisational Chart

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Executive Management

Dr. Markus Schäfer
President and CEO
Lydia Mueller
Assistant to the President and CEO
Elena Tokgöz
Compliance Officer
Alexandra Sandvoß
Desk Officer / Executive Management
Karoline Meichsner-Sertl
Executive Vice President
Hanna Brouwer
Assistant to the Executive Vice President
Dr. Ulrike Esmann
Assistant to the Executive Vice President
Elena Tokgöz
Compliance Officer
Acquisitions and Coproductions ZDF
Eva Kamin
Vice President Acquisitions and Coproductions ZDF
Melanie Weil-Volpe
Assistant to Vice President Acquisitions and Coproductions ZDF
Director International Content Partnerships
Jeffrey Haverkamp
Director International Content Partnerships
Coordinator
Timothy Davis
Coordinator Acquisitions and Coproductions ZDF
Tina Wagner
Coordinator Acquisitions and Coproductions ZDF
Project Management
Nicola Göbel
Acquisitions Manager ARTE
Jane Rusel
Acquisitions Manager 3sat
Executive
Sandra Burmann
Executive Acquisitions
Registry
Acquisitions and Coproductions Documentaries ZDF
Project Management
Monica Brand
Manager Acquisitions and Coproductions Digital Channels
Stefan Hahn
Project Manager New Media and 3sat and Digital Channels
Monika Ries
Acquisitions Manager ARTE and Digital Channels
Executive
Nadja Haverbeck
Executive Acquisitions and Coproductions ZDF
Claudia Pissot
Executive Deutsche Welle
Assistant
Natalia Örer
Assistant Acquisitions and Coproductions ZDF
Acquisitions Feature Films ZDF
Margrit Staerk
Director Acquisition and Coproduction Feature Film ZDF
Project Management
Barbara Pfenningsberg
Manager Acquisitions and Coproductions - Children Programmes
Assistant
Yvonne Gärtner
Assistant Acquisitions Feature Films ZDF
Marketing and Corporate Communications
Christine Denilauler
Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications
Project Management
Iris Gangloff
Project Manager Marketing and Corporate Communications
Rabea Hans
Project Manager Marketing and Corporate Communications
Rupert Lehmann
Project Manager Marketing and Corporate Communications
Tina Roland-Sauer
Project Manager Marketing and Corporate Communications
Executives
Claudia Specht
Marketing Assistant
Apprentice
Drama
Robert Franke
Vice President Drama
Assistant
Junior
Peter Lang
Vice President Junior
Executives
Denise Boecking
Executive Junior
Katharina Hartmann
Executive Junior
Tina Krohn
Executive Junior
Elisabeth Machenheimer
Executive Junior
Assistant
Jennifer Lindemaier
Assistant Junior
Claudia Schirmer
Assistant Junior
Unscripted
Ralf Rueckauer
Vice President Unscripted
Judith Horn
Assistant Unscripted
Jasmin Pieper
Assistant Unscripted
Eva Weisson
Assistant Unscripted
Project Management
Sylvia Brucker
Director Entertainment Unscripted
Andrea Liebler
Director Unscripted
Executives
Marie Acker
Executive Unscripted
Ursula Becker
Executive Unscripted
Alexandra Burchard
Executive Unscripted
Melanie Gryschka
Executive Unscripted
Simone Horn
Executive Unscripted
Regina Karst-Bormann
Executive Unscripted
Cornelia Pepelnik
Executive Unscripted
Tatjana Schernikau
Executive Unscripted
Johanna Steffenhagen
Executive Unscripted
Margit Vesztergovszki
Executive Unscripted
Digital Innovation
Simon Zseboek
Vice President Digital Innovation
Benita Jaitner
Digital Transformation Manager
Digital Learning
David Zoellner
Digital Learning Manager
Gülsüm Sapuk
Apprentice Digital Media
Enterprise & Solutions Architecture
Patrik Friedl
Senior Director Enterprise Architecture
Thomas Oellerich
Product Owner Media Supply Chain
Franz Julian Rollshausen
Product Owner Rights Management and Royalties
Alexander Rossner
Product Owner Customer Relationship Management
Teresa Dillmann
Apprentice Digital Media
Finance
Markus Kroth
Vice President Finance and Authorized Signatory
Henning Ruppert
Director Controlling / Deputy
Controlling
Henning Ruppert
Director Controlling / Deputy
Andreas Breidert
Controller / Deputy
Executive
Saskia Eckert
Executive Finance
Natalie Greb
Executive Finance
Accountancy
Rita Zimmermann
Director Accountancy
Annette Bäthe
Chief Accountant / Deputy
Accountants
Annette Bäthe
Chief Accountant / Deputy
Content Operations and Localization
Sebastian Hehlemann
Vice President Content Operations and Localization
Team Localization
Uta Jankowiak
Head of Localization and Content Operations ZDF
Sabine Elsholz-Schmidt
Coordinator Localization
Andreas Saeger
Coordinator Localization
Claudia Scheer
Coordinator Localization
Dorothee Scholz
Coordinator Localization
Florian Schwarz
Coordinator Localization
Team Content Operations ZDF
Uta Jankowiak
Head of Localization and Content Operations ZDF
Edda Boch
Manager Content Operations ZDF
Ursula Hachenberger
Coordinator Content Operations ZDF
Maik Mernitz
Coordinator Content Operations ZDF
Team Content Operations
Kerstin Rupprecht
Senior Manager Content Operations
Elke Dobrowolski
Coordinator Content Operations
Nicole Fahrnbach
Coordinator Content Operations
Jay Günther
Coordinator Content Operations
Susanne Herbst
Coordinator Content Operations
Timo Kissel
Coordinator Content Operations
Annabell Manz
Coordinator Content Operations
Jacqueline Menich
Coordinator Content Operations
Vincent Zimmer
Coordinator Content Operations
Team Content Operations VoD
Michael Dell
Manager Content Operations VoD
Alexander Bauer
Coordinator Content Operations VoD
Tom Kroener
Coordinator Content Operations VoD
Daniel Mertes
Coordinator Content Operations VoD
Team Metadata
Magdalena Löchner
Senior Coordinator Metadata
Denitsa Perlwitz
Assistant Metadata
Verena Schlosser
Senior Assistant
Silke Schnirch
Senior Assistant Metadata
Nina Schweiger
Senior Assistant Metadata
Andreas Werner
Senior Assistant Metadata
Team Service
Elke Schmitt
Coordinator General Office Management
Verena Schlosser
Senior Assistant General Office Management
Human Resources
Antje Carl
Vice President Human Resources
Consultant Human Resources
Michiko Horn
Manager Human Resources
Sonja Schrauth
Manager Human Resources
Legal Affairs
Viola Fromm
Vice President Legal Affairs
Carla Hollender
Deputy