Oliver Herrgesell has joined Turner Broadcasting System International as Senior Vice President of Communications, where he will serve as Turner Broadcasting’s chief communications and public relations executive in markets outside the U.S.  He is in charge of developing communications strategy and overseeing execution of messaging related to Turner’s international business portfolio and industry position. In addition, he will work closely with President of Turner International, Gerhard Zeiler, and communications colleagues in U.S. to integrate and align on programming and other initiatives that cross the Turner Broadcasting portfolio.

“This position and Oliver’s professional stature reflect the importance of our international business interests,” said Jeff Matteson, Senior Vice President of Communications of Turner Broadcasting system – to whom Herrgesell will report. 

“Oliver is one of the most innovative, well-connected and respected media professionals it has been my pleasure to work with, and I’m delighted he is joining the Turner International leadership team,” said Zeiler. “Oliver will be a strong addition to that group, a valuable resource for the Turner International regional leaders and a trusted adviser to me.”