Gabriella Vidus

CEE/Asia shake-up at RTL

Luxembourg-based broadcast group RTL has named Andreas Fischer (left) senior VP business development and regional operations in central and eastern Europe and Asia. He succeeds Andreas Rudas, whose contract is up, though he will continue to consult on RTL Hungary and be vice chairman of the board of the Hungarian operation. The outgoing Rudas (right) […]

CEE players mull Netflix rival, but face challenges

Regional broadcasters face multiple challenges in launching local SVOD services in CEE, but may have an opportunity to experiment with new on-demand windows for content that is created for free-to-air broadcast, according to a panel of broadcasters at the NEM event in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Pete Smith, managing director of Greece-based pan-regional broadcaster Antenna Group, said […]

RTL Hungary appoints CEO and deputy

Pan-European broadcast group RTL has appointed a permanent CEO and vice-CEO at RTL Hungary following a turbulent period at its operation in the country. Gabriella Vidus (left) steps up from general manager of ad sales Hungary to country CEO and programming director Péter Kolosi is upped to deputy CEO. Kolosi will remain in control of […]