Dirk Grosse, currently head of sports communications at German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland, will become the new managing director of sports news channel Sky Sport News HD on September 15, 2015.

Grosse will succeed Roman Steuer wo became Sky Deutschlandís new head of sports in September 2015.

Grosse is an experienced TV journalist, moderator, field reporter and movie maker. Before joining Sky in 2011, the 47-year old worked for sports channel Sport1 as editor-in-chief for discussion programmes Doppelpass and Bundesliga Ė Die Spieltagsanalyse.