UPDATED.Cécile Frot-Coutaz has been named as the new head of Head of YouTube in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland and FremantleMedia were the main contributors to RTL Group’s profit growth in 2017.
RTL Group has fully acquired United Screens, the leading multi-platform network (MPN) in the Nordic countries, for €12.4 million.
Guillaume de Posch will step down as co-CEO of RTL Group, effective 1 January 2018, leaving Bert Habets as the sole CEO.
RTL Group revenue increased by 2.8% to €4,350 million (January to September 2016: €4,230 million), reaching a new record level.
RTL Group has confirmed that it has closed the transaction to take full ownership of SpotX and acquire the remaining 36.4% shareholding.
German media company Bauer Media Group is said to be interested in taking over French radio operator NRJ Group.
RTL Group today has appointed Sven Sauvé (43) as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RTL Nederland, effective 1 July 2017.
Anke Schäferkordt has decided to focus on leading Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland. She will be replaced by Bert Habets as the new Co-CEO of RTL Group alongside Guillaume de Posch.
RTL Group announced that it has decided not to exercise the call option for the remaining 49% shareholding in BroadbandTV.