René Oosterman


SBS6 names ex-IDTV boss as channel chief

Dutch broadcaster SBS6 has hired the former CEO of All3Media-owned prodco IDTV as its new channel manager. Karin de Groot will replace interim chief Patrick van Mierlo, who had been filling in since the exit of René Oosterman in the midst of poor ratings. SBS Broadcasting content director Remco van Leen said SBS6 was planning […]

New interim chief for SBS6 to replace Oosterman

Patrick van Mierlo has taken over as interim programme director at Dutch broadcaster SBS6, following the resignation of René Oosterman. SBS6 has struggled in the ratings department despite acquiring valued Champions League football rights, with company part-owner John de Mol concerned by developments, according to local press. Van Mierlo, a seasoned Dutch executive who worked […]

SBS channel chief steps down

René Oosterman has resigned as channel manager of Dutch free-to-air channel SBS6. SBS confirmed the news to TBI, saying that Oosterman is leaving the broadcaster because of changes to the channel manager role after just over two years in the position. The broadcaster said that Peter Lubbers, the director of SBS Television Broadcasting, will cover […]