MIPCOM: The 25 Most Powerful Women in Global TV
Canadian-born Bauer pioneered the model of cross-border financing and co-production that is transforming the global TV industry. Her output at boutique production, sales and marketing company Tandem, based in Munich, has included Emmy-winning miniseries The Company and The Pillars of the Earth.
How does she handle the pressure? "I spend as much time as possible with my family, who ground me," she says. "I jog and try to eat healthy, and when stress is high, I get a deep-tissue massage!"