BERLIN — ProSiebenSat1 has promoted Ruediger Boess to senior vice president of group programming acquisitions.
In his expanded role, the former head of programming acquisitions will be responsible for the negotiation and acquisition of licensed films and series for the entire pan-European group. Boess will report to Jan Frouman, executive VP of German TV and group content acquisitions.
Current senior VP programming and acquisitions Bart Soepnel, a former exec at SBS Broadcasting, is ankling the post to pursue other opportunities.
Soepnel will continue to work and support the group during the transition period through the end of the year.
Boess joined ProSiebenSat1 in 1992.