Endemol Shine taps Wolter as Northern Europe chairman

Global producer-distributor Endemol Shine Group has elevated Marcus Wolter (pictured) to the position of chairman for Northern Europe, effective immediately.
September 30, 2015

Global producer-distributor Endemol Shine Group has elevated Marcus Wolter (pictured) to the position of chairman for Northern Europe, effective immediately.

In the new role, Wolter will oversee the company’s operations in the Nordics, the Netherlands and Belgium while remaining in his current role as Endemol Shine Germany CEO. He will continue to be based out of Endemol’s Cologne offices and will report directly to Sophie Turner Laing, CEO of Endemol Shine Group.

Wolter will work closely with the Group’s companies in the region to pursue expansion opportunities and ensure resources, ideas and expertise are shared across each individual market, including Endemol Shine Netherlands, Endemol Shine Belgium, Endemol Shine Nordics and NL Film and TV.

Prior to boarding the company in 2008 as MD of Endemol Germany, Wolter served as MD of ProSiebenSat1′s interactive TV business, 9Live. He was promoted to CEO of the newly combined Endemol Shine Germany at the beginning of 2015.


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