New MD for ZDF Digital Medienproduktion


Michael Kollatschny has been appointed the new managing director of ZDF Digital Mediaproduktion, a subsidiary of ZDF Enterprises.

Kollatschny will officially take up the post on January 1. Kollatschny has previously held producer and editor positions at creatv, Brainpool TV, Fernsehmacher and Kollareuth Media. In 2016, he left Twitter Germany to become managing director of Endemol Shine Beyond Germany. Since then, he has also served as director of light entertainment and commercial for Endemol Shine Germany.

Fred Burcksen, president and CEO of ZDF Enterprises, said: “We are delighted to welcome Michael Kollatschny on board of one of the most creative media companies in Germany. Michael is a highly qualified and committed communicator and decision-maker, who commands exceptional industry knowledge and management competence for the role that awaits him.”

Kollatschny added: “Not many companies in our industry offer all the relevant digital disciplines under one roof. I am delighted to be taking on this new challenge and working on the future of ZDF Digital Medienproduktion alongside a committed, talented and highly motivated team in this time of change.”