Organisational Chart

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Executive Management

Dr. Markus Schäfer
President and CEO
Lydia Mueller
Assistant to the President and CEO
Daria Dietz
Desk Officer / Executive Management
Karoline Meichsner-Sertl
Executive Vice President
Michele Meurer
Assistant to the Executive Vice President
Daria Dietz
Desk Officer / Executive Management
Acquisitions and Coproductions ZDF
Volker Lehmann
Vice President Acquisitions and Coproductions ZDF
Melanie Weil-Volpe
Assistant to Vice President Acquisitions and Coproductions ZDF
Coordinator
Timothy Davis
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
Katrin Ebel
Assistant to Director Acquisitions and Coproductions Documentaries ZDF
Acquisitions Feature Films ZDF
Margrit Staerk
Director Acquisitions Feature Films ZDF
Project Management
Eva Kamin
Director Acquisitions Feature Films and Series
Barbara Pfenningsberg
Manager Acquisitions and Coproductions Children Programmes
Assistant
Tina Wagner
Assistant Acquisitions and Coproductions
Marketing and Corporate Communications
Christine Denilauler
Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications
Project Management
Iris Gangloff
Project Manager Marketing and Corporate Communications
Rupert Lehmann
Project Manager Marketing and Corporate Communications
Tina Roland-Sauer
Project Manager Marketing and Corporate Communications
Executives
Harouna Sow
Marketing Assistant
Claudia Specht
Marketing Assistant
Drama
Robert Franke
Vice President Drama
Assistant
Junior
Peter Lang
Vice President Junior
Jennifer Lindemaier
Assistant Junior
Project Management
Katharina Pietzsch
Director Junior
Executives
Denise Boecking
Executive Junior
Katharina Hartmann
Executive Junior
Monika Huaycochea Cuba
Executive Junior
Kerstin Jungmann
Executive Junior
Tina Krohn
Executive Junior
Elisabeth Machenheimer
Executive Junior
Assistant
Claudia Schirmer
Assistant Junior
Unscripted
Ralf Rueckauer
Vice President Unscripted
Judith Horn
Assistant Unscripted
Project Management
Sylvia Brucker
Director Entertainment Unscripted
Margarita Garcia
Director Unscripted
Kerstin Jaitner
Director Unscripted
Linette Zaulich
Director Unscripted
Executives
Ursula Becker
Executive Unscripted
Alexandra Burchard
Executive Unscripted
Melanie Gryschka
Executive Unscripted
Ricarda Herrmann
Executive Unscripted
Simone Horn
Executive Unscripted
Regina Karst-Bormann
Executive Unscripted
Magdalena Loechner
Executive Unscripted
Claudia Schenk
Executive Unscripted
Johanna Steffenhagen
Executive Unscripted
Margit Vesztergovszki
Executive Unscripted
Apprentice
Digital Innovation
Simon Zseboek
Vice President Digital Innovation
Digital Learning Manager
David Zoellner
Digital Learning Manager
Dual Study Programme
Hendrik Busse
Student in Digital Media
Benita Jaitner
Student in Digital Transformation Management
Christof Unholz
Student in Digital Media
Product Owner
Patrik Friedl
Product Owner MAM
Franz Julian Rollshausen
Product Owner Rights Management + Royalties
IT
Finance
Markus Kroth
Vice President Finance and Authorized Signatory

Markus Kroth's Office

Mrs. Olga Menzel

Controlling
Executive
Saskia Eckert
Executive Finance
Natalie Greb
Executive Finance
Content Operations and Localization
Sebastian Hehlemann
Vice President Content Operations and Localization
Project Management
Michael Dell
Manager Content Operations VoD
Kerstin Rupprecht
Senior Manager Content Operations
Executive
Svenja Nadine Aulenbacher
Excecutive Localization
Alexander Bauer
Executive VoD, Junior
Edda Boch
Executive Content Operations
Elke Dobrowolski
Executive Content Operations
Sabine Elsholz-Schmidt
Executive Localization
Nicole Fahrnbach
Executive Content Operations
Ursula Hachenberger
Executive Content Operations
Susanne Herbst
Executive Content Operations
Dennis Jakobi
Executive Content Operations
Ernst Jancik
Assistant General Office Management
Timo Kissel
Executive Content Operations
Tom Kroener
Executive VoD, Unscripted
Jacqueline Menich
Executive Content Operations
Maik Mernitz
Executive Content Operations
Daniel Mertes
Executive VoD, Drama
Claudia Scheer
Executive Localization
Elke Schmitt
Coordinator General Office Management
Silke Schnirch
Executive Publicity- and Photo Materials
Dorothee Scholz
Executive Localization
Andrea Seldner
Executive Content Operations
Andreas Werner
Executive Publicity- and Photo Materials
Vincent Zimmer
Executive Content Operations
Human Resources
Antje Carl
Vice President Human Resources
Consultant Human Resources
Executive
Sonja Schrauth
Executive Personnel Department
Legal Affairs
Viola Fromm
Vice President Legal Affairs
Lawyer
Florian Boppert
Director Legal Affairs
Lutz Mathy
Director Legal Affairs
Klaus Pawlitschko
Director Legal Affairs / Data Protection Officer
Heribert Pfenningsberg
Director Legal Affairs / Youth Protection Officer
Natalie Schwarz
Director Legal Affairs
Manuela Zander
Director Legal Affairs
Thomas Zeipelt
Director Legal Affairs
Executives
Silke Bierwag
Executive Legal Affairs
Natascha Huebinger
Executive Legal Affairs
Melanie Leopold
Executive Legal Affairs
Daniela Martin
Executive Legal Affairs
Kerstin Tuttas
Executive Legal Affairs
Portfolio Strategy and Management
Tanja Meier-Sieden
Vice President Portfolio Strategy and Management
Controller