Berlin/Zurich – June 22, 2022 – Dr Harald Flemming will join Zattoo as Director Partnerships and Regulatory Affairs beginning July 1st. He will be responsible for structuring and advising on Partnership agreements across Zattoo’s commercial activities and will be overseeing the company’s Regulatory Affairs.
For more than 18 yrs. Flemming was active in the telecommunications and broadcasting industry. Prior to joining the German commercial broadcaster association VAUNET as Managing Director he - as VP Content Distribution and Sales - was responsible for the content related licensing business of VIACOM International Media Networks in the German speaking territories. Then and during his tenure as Head of FreeTV of Kabel Deutschland Flemming was negotiating and closing complex commercial partnership agreements with key B2B partners, e.g. network operators, platforms, broadcasters and collecting societies.
Flemming will now continue this journey with Zattoo in the newly created position as Director Partnerships and Regulatory Affairs. As of July 1st, he will pick up responsibility for structuring and negotiating partnerships primarily with respect to Zattoo’s TV-as-a-Service business. Furthermore, he will represent Zattoo’s interests in regulatory proceedings.
TV streaming is today’s growth story with a true E2E-solution at its fundament, facilitating a swift user experience across all devices. I am excited to join the market leader in TV-as-a-Service to ensure its partnerships are structured to scale states Flemming.
As Director Partnerships and Regulatory Affairs, Flemming reports to Jörg Meyer, who is steering Zattoo’s B2B, Content and D2C business as Chief Commercial Officer.
“By creating the position of Director Partnerships and Regulatory Affairs we meet the requirements of our ever expanding commercial partnerships. Harald is a market and negotiation expert with a significant track record in building sustainable partnerships and I am sure he will help us scale further and faster”, says Jörg.
About Zattoo With more than 30 customers and several million active users per month, Zattoo is one of the leading TV-as-a- Service platforms in Europe. Its customers include Tier 1 operators like 1&1 in Germany, eir in Ireland, Salt in Switzerland and Monaco Telecom, for whom Zattoo offers fully hosted and managed IPTV, OTT and TV Everywhere services. The focus is on a White Label product with state-of-the-art features and applications for all relevant devices and covering all common ones: Android TV for operator set- top boxes as well as Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Smart TVs and mobile devices (iOS / Android / Windows 10). Zattoo gained recognition for its achievements in 2020 with the awarding of the Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
For more information please visit thetvplatform.zattoo.com
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