BCE Managing Director Leaves

Luxembourg, 9 January 2002. - Broadcasting Center Europe S.A. (BCE), one of the technical facilities companies within RTL Group’s Technical Division, announces the departure of Managing Director Luc Wagner. His position will be taken over by Alain Flammang, newly appointed CEO of RTL Group’s Technical Division. Luc Wagner is leaving the group to pursue other career opportunities.

Luc Wagner has been a key figure in the successful establishment of BCE in the international broadcasting market place following its creation in January 2000, developing the company’s portfolio of services in the field of broadcasting and telecommunications. In his nine years with RTL Group, Wagner has managed several technical entities and projects on an international level. This includes a spell as Managing Director of Digital Television Services S.A. (DTS) from 1997 to 1999, setting up the play-out of 25 channels from Luxembourg for Spanish Pay-TV operator Canal Satellite Digital (CSD). In 1998, Wagner was appointed Vice-President Video Production & Broadcasting of CLT-UFA S.A., with overall responsibility for RTL’s technical TV operations in Luxembourg. DTS and CLT-UFA’s Video Production & Broadcasting operations merged at the end of 1999 to create Broadcasting Center Europe S.A.


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