Andreas Bartl to become new head of RTL II

May 19, 2014 09.01 Europe/London By Jörn Krieger

Neues 3D-On-Air-Design von RTL IIJochen Starke, managing director of RTL II, will leave the German commercial TV channel on May 31, 2014.

The separation takes place in best mutual agreement with the shareholders following 10 years as the head of RTL II, the broadcaster announced in Munich. “I will now first of all devote myself to my young family,” Starke said.

The new managing director of RTL II will be Andreas Bartl, former head of commercial channels kabel eins and ProSieben as well as executive board member of TV group ProSiebenSat.1. Bartl has been working as a self-employed media entrepreneur since 2012.