Alain Polgar has taken over the position of general manager at German video-on-demand (VOD) service provider On Demand Deutschland.
In his new role, Polgar is responsible for business with existing customers such as A1 Telekom Austria, Tele Columbus, Ocilion IPTV Technologies and Videociety as well as for business development in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Polgar has over 25 years of professional experience in the areas of TV, film and media services as well as production systems. In international sales and business development, he has held leading positions for companies including Rohde & Schwarz, Ascent Media, Pinnacle and Thomson.
Before joining On Demand Deutschland, he worked for Ericsson Broadcast & Media Services where he was responsible for managing and developing the business with global media groups and customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
On Demand Deutschland, a joint venture between German media group Tele München Gruppe and international rights sales company Vubiquity, has been providing platform operators in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with Hollywood blockbusters and local content as well as VOD service management for 10 years.