Global content creator, producer and distributor Endemol Shine Group announced that Marcus Wolter, CEO of Endemol Shine Germany, has been appointed to the new position of Chairman, Northern Europe.

Marcus takes up his expanded role with immediate effect and will oversee Endemol Shine Group’s operations in the Nordics, the Netherlands and Belgium whilst continuing to lead Endemol Shine Germany as CEO. He will work closely with the leaders of the Group’s local companies in the region, pursuing new opportunities for growth and diversification whilst ensuring ideas, resources and expertise are shared across markets.

The Group’s companies in these territories include Endemol Shine Netherlands, NL Film and TV, Endemol Shine Belgium and Endemol Shine Nordics, with the latter incorporating Meter Television, STO-CPH Produktion, Filmlance International, Mag5 Content, Rubicon TV, Metronome Spartacus, Metronome Productions, Endemol Sweden and Shine Finland.

Marcus will continue to be based at Endemol Shine Germany’s offices in Cologne and will report directly to Sophie Turner Laing, CEO of Endemol Shine Group.