Tele Muenchen group, which was founded 45 years ago, is one of Europe’s few truly independent media congloms. The companies it controls or has a substantial stake in are active in free-to-air broadcasting, movie distribution, film and TV production, and film and TV rights trading in Germany and Austria, as well as overseas sales and production.The company’s independence allows it to be nimble, entrepreneurial and to take risks, and TMG’s chairman and owner, Herbert G. Kloiber, admits that he is,...
Kloiber, who began his career at German media company Kirch Group, acquired Tele München Group in 1977 and grew it into an independent media corporation that now includes production unit Clasart Film, distribution division Concorde Filmverleih, Concorde Home Entertainment, On Demand Deutschland and TM International, as well as broadcasters RTL II and TELE 5. Austrian broadcaster ATV was sold in 2017, and TMG has launched an SVOD channel, Filmtastic. Kloiber owns stakes in Load Studios, Odeon Film, Storied Media Group and On Demand Deutschland. He heads the production and media economics department at the University of Television
and Film in Munich and is vice president of Vienna’s Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde