UFA’s long-serving CEO Nico Hofmann is stepping down from his post and endingupbeing Chairman of Fremantle’s German powerhouse, with previous RTL and officer Sascha Schwingel changing him.
Hofmann hasactually been chief officer of the Deutschland 83 and Generation War maker because 2017 however hasactually been with the business for more than a quarter of a century. In that sense, his exit from the CEO post marks the end of an age.
Hofmann had signedupwith in 1998 to set up TeamWorx, which is now UFA Fiction, and went on to produce numerous of Germany’s best-travelling drama series. Notably Deutschland 83 was the veryfirst from the nation to air on a U.S. network.
His replacement, Schwingel, was most justrecently Deputy Chief Content Officer of RTL Deutschland, managing the likes of RTL Television, RTL+ and VOX, where he was formerly CEO. He is well understood to Hofman having began his profession at TeamWorx. There he supervise reveals such as occasion series Die Sturmflut, Dresden and Die Hindenburg priorto moving to ARD Degeto, where he worked on Babylon Berlin.