Berlin, May 8, 2018 – To tap the global streaming market’s full potential even more effectively, media corporation PANTAFLIX AG expands the management of its 100% subsidiary, PANTAFLIX Technologies GmbH. Christoph Urban will take over operations of the company as Managing Director, effective immediately.
Stefan Langefeld, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of PANTAFLIX AG, states: “The video-on-demand market keeps growing exponentially – which is why we brought Christoph on board of our Management Team. An expert in the field and very experienced, he will help push ahead our VoD-platform’s global roll-out full steam. This marks the next crucial step in PANTAFLIX AG’s evolution towards a fully integrated media corporation with a global infrastructure.” Langefeld will stay on as Managing Partner at PANTAFLIX Technologies GmbH.
Christoph Urban has over 20 years experience in digital markets and held executive positions in notable technology and media companies. As country manager for the streaming-platform Magine, he was responsible for expanding business operations and for strategic advancement in the German market. Before that, he was Head of Marketing of Rakuten Deutschland as well as Head of Digital Marketing with Saturn International. He gained international managerial experience as Director Marketing & Content GAS with Fox Interactive Media and as Head of Digital with the VIACOM-subsidiary MTV Networks. “PANTAFLIX’s approach of making content available worldwide will revolutionize the VoD-market. I look forward to being part of this exciting development and am very happy to lend my expertise to expand the global VoD- market even further”, says Christoph Urban.