Supervisory Board

Extensive experience in the media and entertainment industries, including the successful growth and sale of several companies to in-market competitors.

Chris Sharp

Chairman

Chris has more than 30 years of experience in the entertainment industry. He and his business partner have founded Chello Zone, one of the major Pay Television Operations in Europe and the Middle East. Chello was sold to Liberty Media and later to AMC Network at a very attractive valuation.

Bernd Schlötterer

Board Member

Bernd has two decades of experience and a significant track record as an investor in and distributor of filmed entertainment product, particularly as a former managing director (since 1997) and shareholder of Tele München Gruppe (TMG), one of Europe‘s largest independent film investment and distribution companies.

Thomas Walter

Board Member

Thomas studied Business Administration at the University of Mannheim. While still enrolled in University he started to build a company in the financial sector. After a successful exit, Thomas is now serving as a board member in multiple organizations and is dedicated to his consulting mandates in the media and the finance industry. Additionally, he is an associate Professor at the University of Heilbronn.

Management Board

Adding industry connections and relationships, the team will be key in building the Video Solutions AG and establishing VSAG as an undisputed leader in the German-speaking, and European entertainment industries.

Philipp Rotermund

CEO

After graduating from the EU Business School, Philipp started to specialise in Film and Television licensing. Philipp is a seasoned and successful entrepreneur whose achievements over the years include a successful IPO and development of a variety of media businesses. He has launched several broadcast channels and VoD projects.

Sabrina Nickel

Head of Marketing

Sabrina studied economics at the „Technische Universität” Berlin, with the focus on Information and Communication Management, as well as marketing. Already during her studies she gained a lot of experiences in development and commercialization of digital media. After she finished university she consulted several firms within the digital field, with her broad knowledge.

Thomas Groppenberger

Head of Technology

Tom graduating from the Business School with focus on IT in Tulln (Austria) in 2009. He worked for an international hosting service provider and online marketing company with offices in Berlin, Frankfurt and Kuala Lumpur. His focus was on web and application development. Today, he has expanded his focus in the areas VOD development on Smart TV and Mobile Devices with Video Solutions AG.

Kathy Fairbairn

Head of Acquisition

Kathy has over 35 years of experience in the television industry across UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa. Most recently, Kathy used her programme acquisitions, channel development organisational management skills for African Pay TV operators and prior to that Kathy worked at Food Network, AMC Networks, Chello Zone, Zone Media, Viasat, BBC, ITV, Sky and MTV. Her leadership qualities and vision have a track record of achieving higher ratings and increased revenues.

Sorin Stoian

Head of Sports & Materials Management Department

Sorin has profound expertise in the media business, with a 18 years career in media assets management, television and digital media. He managed live broadcast teams and digital libraries. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Management-Marketing.