Gerhard Zeiler


Turner slashing its European workforce

Turner Broadcasting System announced this morning that it will reduce the headcount across its EMEA operations by 30%. TBS employs about 900 people across the region and about 250 positions will go following today’s news. The swingeing cuts follow a review of operations by Gerhard Zeiler, who became president of TBS International last year. He […]

CNN inks deal with News7

CNN has inked a deal with soon-to-launch news channel News7. The Bulgarian free-to-air channel will take breaking news coverage and other content from CNN International. It’s the first affiliate deal of its kind for the Turner-owned channel in Eastern Europe. News7 will roll out in the first half of next year using the terrestrial and […]

Turner’s EMEA staff at risk of redundancy as Gerhard Zeiler’s restructuring gets underway

Turner Broadcasting’s international boss Gerhard Zeiler has appointed a five-strong management team that will conduct a wide-ranging review of its business. All of Turner’s UK staff are involved in a consultation and Turner said it expects redundancies and other adjustments to its operations. The organisational review affects all of EMEA, although the consultation process is […]