Veteran TV Executive Bastian Manintveld Named New Head of M&A and Business Development for TDF Media Services
PARIS, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TDF today announced that it has appointed Bastian Manintveld as Head of M&A and Business Development of its Media Services division. The appointment of Mr. Manintveld, a leading television executive, signals a focus on growth for TDF Media Services whose footprint includes more than 500 employees across 9 countries.
Manintveld said, "I am honoured and excited to lead the M&A, business development and partnership efforts of TDF Media Services, one of Europe's leading media services companies. I look forward to working with the Media Services team to help grow and consolidate our leading position in the media services market."
Most recently, Manintveld was a Founder of BeBanjo, a software company that develops tools for teams managing on-demand services, which was acquired by the TDF Group in 2011.
Julien Seligmann, CEO of TDF's Media Services division said, "Bastian is a well-connected, visionary leader in the television industry. I look forward to working with him to enhance our product and service offerings for our over 1500 customers."
"The media services market is increasingly shifting to digital and non-linear technology, products and services. We're very well positioned to address both linear as well as non-linear service requirements. We have an excellent international team, a strong European footprint and a full service offering for broadcasters, PayTV operators and MSO's. There is a lot to do and I can't wait to get started," Manintveld said.
About TDF Media Services
TDF Media Services brings together BeBanjo, Cognacq-Jay Image, PSN, Qbrick and SmartJog. It proposes turnkey solutions throughout the whole digital media value chain. It supports customers (broadcasters, VOD Operators, Content Owners) in managing their linear and on-demand workflows, whatever the level of complexity and scale. Its end-to-end OTT platform enables customers to seamlessly manage content for multiscreen. It also offers solutions for VOD & Catchup TV as well as interactivity on any devices with companion screen services. Part of the TDF group, it benefits from a rich experience in the broadcast world and the hybrid TV environment through HbbTV.
Bastian Manintveld Biographical Information
Bastian Manintveld, Founder of BeBanjo - Head of M&A and Business Development TDF Media Services . Bastian Manintveld has more than 15 years of international experience in the television industry. He is one of the founders of BeBanjo, a software company that develops tools for teams managing on-demand services. In 2011, BeBanjo was acquired by the TDF Group. Prior to founding BeBanjo, Bastian was General Manager for the On Demand Group (now Vubiquity), the largest independent Video On Demand provider in Europe. Since 1999 he has been involved in the planning, launch and management of PayTV and Video On Demand services in several European and Latin American countries.
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