Bavaria Fiction’s Oliver Vogel Joins W&B Television


Oliver Vogel, former chief creative officer at Bavaria Fiction, is joining W&B Television as the newly appointed managing director, effective February 1, 2021.

Vogel will focus on the development, acquisition and production of TV projects for the German and international markets. His task is to support the further growth process of the Leonine subsidiary. Vogel will report to the co-founders and chief production officers of Leonine Holding, Quirin Berg and Max Wiedemann.

Berg said: “Oliver Vogel is an outstanding producer and manager. He stands for an enormous range of successful projects of great quality. For many years, we have personally held Oliver in high esteem as a colleague who acts with great energy, professionalism, pioneering spirit and charm. It is now a great pleasure to be able to tackle the next stage of W&B Television and Leonine together with him”.

Wiedemann added: “Our strengths complement each other perfectly. Together, the cooperation of the various Leonine production companies in the field of fiction will be even more closely intertwined and hopefully bring many exciting projects to life.”

Vogel commented: “W&B Television has been one of the most successful and exciting companies in the media industry for many years. Joining this company as managing director feels like a knightly accolade to me. I am very much looking forward to this new challenge, but especially to working with Quirin Berg and Max Wiedemann. This opens up an international perspective for me, also in combination with Leonine.”