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ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE
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Our Executive Board 2018
Group General Counsel
Executive Board Member
Sales & Marketing
(until April 30, 2019)
CFO; Executive Board
(until March 31, 2019)
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We want to transform ProSiebenSat.1 into a truly digital, diversified group.
Deputy CEO; Group General Counsel
Executive Board Member Sales & Marketing (until April 30, 2019)
CFO; Executive Board Member Commerce (until March 31, 2019)
At a Glance
at a Glance
ProSiebenSat.1 expands ad-tech portfolio with Kairion
ProSiebenSat.1 Group further strengthens its activities in the ad-tech sector by acquiring the e-commerce marketer Kairion. Focusing on retail media, the company aggregates the advertising environments and data of over 80 online shops. As part of our Advertising Platform Solutions, Kairion helps advertising clients to tailor and target their messages to what the shoppers are actually interested in buying.
Max Conze becomes new CEO
The Supervisory Board of ProSiebenSat.1 Group appoints Max Conze as new CEO with effect from June 1, 2018. He takes over from long-time CEO Thomas Ebeling, who left the company on February 22. Max Conze previously has been CEO of UK technology company Dyson for six years.
Launch of the “European netID Foundation”
ProSiebenSat.1, Medien- gruppe RTL and United Internet establish the “European netID Foundation”, which provides the open login standard “netID”. As a result, any website in Europe is able to offer its users a secure login that conforms with data protection regulations. The product launched in October. netID alliance partners include media houses Süddeutsche Zeitung, SPIEGEL Group, Gruner + Jahr in addition to e-commerce retailers Zalando, Otto Group and Douglas, among others.
NuCom Group partners with General Atlantic
ProSiebenSat.1 wins General Atlantic (GA) as investor. The global growth equity investor acquires a 25.1% stake in NuCom Group. In this way, the Group advances the further strategic development of its commerce business with the aim to becoming Europe’s premier consumer Internet growth platform. At the start of 2019, GA also exchanges its shares in portfolio company Aroundhome for an increased stake of 28.4% in NuCom Group.Read more about the partnership
ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery build a local streaming platformRead more about 7TV
ProSiebenSat.1 sells tour operator Tropo
After completing the strategic review of its travel segment and having already divested travel portal weg.de and online travel agency Etraveli in 2017, ProSiebenSat.1 now sells its entire stake in Tropo. The tour operator is acquired by dnata, which is part of the Emirates Group.
Start of constructions works for “New Campus”
With a symbolic turn of the sod, construction of the ProSiebenSat.1 Group’s New Campus in Unterföhring gets underway. On an area of around 26,000 square meters, four studios equipped with cutting-edge production and broadcast technology as well as 1,700 workplaces will be created. The New Campus premises are scheduled for completion in mid-2023.
PARSHIP ELITE Group acquires US online matchmaking pioneer eharmonyRead more about eharmony
Studio71 launches VERT
Digital studio Studio71 establishes a new business unit, VERT — The Vertical Content Division, which specializes in vertical mobile content. VERT offers brands a full-service range for executing influencer campaigns on Instagram and harnesses the extensive reach of the Studio71 influencer portfolio.
ProSiebenSat.1 Digital launches live quiz app
The live quiz app QUIPP is the first digital application by ProSiebenSat.1 Digital that relies on live streaming. Available as a German and an Austrian version, the free app allows quiz enthusiasts to test their knowledge in various categories at 8pm daily. With QUIPP, ProSiebenSat.1 heralds its entry into the mobile live entertainment segment and is expanding the Group’s digital reach.
7Sports forms joint venture with eSports.com
ProSiebenSat.1 significantly expands its e-sports activities: 7Sports forms a joint venture with the internationally positioned eSports.com AG. The eponymous news platform covers all aspects of the topic and targets all prospective e-sports enthusiasts. Together, the partners aim to jointly grow the leading e-sports portal in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.