Kerstin Guehne returns to DIC Ent. as vp, International Television & Home Entertainment Sales, overseeing television programming and home video/DVD sales across German-speaking Europe and Central Europe. She will be responsible for DICs extensive catalog of programming and home entertainment product in these territories.
We are thrilled to bring Kerstin back to the DIC international sales team, said Leslie Nelson, svp, International Sales, & md, European Operations, DIC, to whom she reports. Her extensive knowledge of the ever-changing and competitive German marketplace makes her a huge asset to the company. The German-speaking territories are extremely important to our international business and Kerstin has the expertise to effectively tap into these markets.
Guehne was a professor of Media Management and Economics at European College Fresenius in Germany. Previously, Guehne served for three years as vp of International Distribution at DIC in the German territories and Scandinavia. Prior to DIC, she was the head of acquisitions & programming at TV3 in Switzerland responsible for all acquisitions, program scheduling and budgeting. She also was head of acquisitions for RTL Disney TV (Super RTL) in Germany.
DIC Ent. is a full-service studio dedicated to creating, developing, producing, distributing, marketing and merchandising family-based intellectual properties. DIC has distinguished itself by building one of the largest libraries of animation with more than 3,200 half-hours of programming. DIC distributes the DIC Kids Network, a syndicated programming block that reaches 100% of U.S. households on more than 450 stations. DIC is a pre-eminent supplier of kids programming worldwide and has developed strategic partnerships with key broadcasters throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa and Australia. DIC is headquartered in Burbank, California with international offices in New York, Paris, London and Cologne.