IMZ Board

The IMZ Executive Board for 2017 - 2019 consists of representatives of internationally acclaimed broadcasters, producers, distributors as well as an educational institution and symbolizes the tremendous diversity and high quality of the fields of activities of the IMZ Members.

IMZ Directorate

Arild Erikstad

IMZ President

Executive Producer / Editor Music TV / Responsible for International Cooperations at NRK – Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

Henk van der Meulen

IMZ Vice-President

Principal at Royal Conservatoire of The Hague

Jan Younghusband

IMZ Vice-President

Head of Commissioning, Music & Events TV (In-house independent production) at BBC Music

Bernd Hellthaler

IMZ Treasurer

Managing Director EuroArts Music International GmbH / Chairman Idéale Audience Group at EuroArts Music International

Franz Patay

IMZ Legal Counsel

CEO at VBW International GmbH

IMZ Board

Wolfgang Bergmann

Managing Director ARTE Germany & ARTE - ZDF Coordinator at ARTE Deutschland TV

Denis Morlière

General Manager at Telmondis Distribution

Nicolas Auboyneau

Director of Culture at France Télévisions

John Walker

Producer at THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET

François Roussillon

Producer & TV Director at François Roussillon et Associés

Elmar Kruse

Managing Director at C Major Entertainment

Francois Duplat

General Manager & Producer at Bel Air Media

Katja Raths

Head of Classical Music Department at Clasart Classic

Ditte Feuk

Executive Producer SVT Drama at SVT – Swedish Television

Yasuko Kobayashi

Senior Producer at NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation

Frank Gerdes

Head of Culture at ServusTV

Emelie De Jong

Head of Arts & Music Department at ARTE France

Dr. Thomas Hieber

Head of Business & Legal Affairs at Unitel

Tomas Motl

Executive Director at Czech Television

Dr. Reiner Moritz

Managing Director at Poorhouse International

Martin Traxl

Head of Culture Department / TV at ORF – Österreichischer Rundfunk

Stein-Roger Bull

Producer at NordicStories AS

Ben Pateman

Executive Producer at Opus Arte / Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Robert Zimmermann

Managing Director at Berlin Phil Media

Barbara Willis-Sweete

Director & Producer at Willis Sweete Productions