Andreas Rudas points east for RTL
German TV giant taps M&A specialist to head expansionCOLOGNE, Germany -- Andreas Rudas, an executive director at publishing giant the WAZ Media Group, has been named executive vp regional operations and business development for Central and Eastern Europe at television giant RTL Group.
Rudas also will take a seat on RTL's executive committee starting Jan. 1.
A mergers-and-acquisitions specialist, Rudas will head RTL's eastward expansion. RTL, Europe's No. 1 broadcaster, already has interests in Hungary (RTL Klub), Russia (Ren TV) and Croatia (RTL Televizija).