Andreas Rudas has been appointed interim CEO of RTL Hungary with immediate effect.

He will take over this role in addition to his responsibilities as executive VP regional operations & business development CEE and Asia of RTL Group.

RTL Group has also made an offer to Dirk Gerkens, who was head of RTL Hungary since 2001, about a potential executive role within the group.

A new permanent CEO of RTL Hungary will be announced in due course. According to the group, the appointee will be a local Hungarian executive in order to strengthen the groupís ties with Hungary.