Christine Scheil, currently senior vice president investor relations, equity capital markets & governance at Sky Deutschland, will become managing director of Sky Austria on September 1, 2015.

Scheil who has been working for the German pay-TV broadcaster for more than 15 years will succeed Kai Mitterlechner who will return to Munich as the new head of sales of Sky Deutschland on September 1.

Mitterlechner has been a member of Sky Austria’s management board since 2009. He previously worked for Sky’s predecessor Premiere in different positions, for example as vice president product and strategy and director for projects and sales management.