German-based media conglomerate ProSiebenSat.1 Group has appointed former A+E Networks UK executive Nicolas Eglau as executive VP of international, effective immediately.
The newly created position will see Eglau leading the expansion efforts of the company’s international activities and network. Additionally, he will also be responsible for the European Media Alliance, a network of leading European media companies that ProSiebenSat.1, established in 2013, and business activities beyond Europe.
Based in London and Munich, he reports to ProSiebenSat.1′s executive board.
Eglau formerly served as chief operating officer and general manager of the Nordics, Benelux and CEEMA at A+E Networks UK, having exited from the company in March after a two-year stint.
During his two-year stint at A+E Networks UK, Eglau oversaw operating and commercial units in the UK and other territories including France, as well as divisions such as legal, financial, strategy, distribution and ad sales.
He also served as GM to the Nordics, Benelux and CEEMEA, overseeing the company’s offices in Copenhagen, Warsaw, Amsterdam and Johannesburg.
Eglau joined A+E Networks UK in August 2015 from TRL Netherlands where he was chief operating officer.
“Nicolas Eglau has extensive experience in both TV and digital and a broad, international network. With him, we will expand our international cooperation ventures and generate growth and additional revenues beyond Germany’s borders,” said Christof Wahl, member of the executive board, digital and COO for ProSiebenSat.1 Group, in a statement.