11.07.2019, Luxembourg, RTL Group
On 11 July 2019, RTL Group announced that it will combine its digital video business in the Nordics (United Screens) with Divimove, RTL Group’s Berlin-based digital video company. The Group also plans to integrate the Dutch RTL MCN into the combined entity. The combination will make Divimove Europe’s leading digital studio and home for digital content creators – representing more than 1,000 talents in nine European countries which currently generates 3.2 billion online video views per month.
Tobias Schiwek will continue to serve as CEO of Divimove and will also lead the integration process of Divimove, United Screens and RTL MCN. In his enlarged responsibility, Tobias Schiwek will report to RTL Group’s Executive Committee, effective immediately. Natalie Tideström Heidmark will continue to serve as CEO of United Screens, reporting to Tobias Schiwek.
RTL Group’s Executive Committee has also approved a growth plan to significantly expand Divimove’s capabilities in the areas of talent management, production of short-form video content, advertising sales and technology/data. Driven by the planned investments, the combined company’s revenue is expected to double to more than €100 million by 2022.
Natalie Tideström Heidmark
Over the past three months, Divimove, RTL Group’s major broadcasting families and Fremantle have jointly developed numerous cooperation projects in the following areas: