RTL appoints new CEO of Alpha Media

The RTL Group, Dimitris Contominas and Alpha Media Group have announced the appointment of Christoph Mainusch as the new CEO of Alpha Media Group, effective September 2009.

Mainusch is currently CEO of RTL Televizija in Croatia. He will succeed Rick Spinner, who has served as CEO of the Greek company since RTL Group acquired a 66.6% majority stake in it in December 2008. Spinner will return to working for RTL Group in a consultative capacity.

Christoph Mainusch has sat on the Alpha Media Group Board of Directors since December 2008 and will remain on the Board in his new capacity.

Christoph Mainusch’s successor as CEO of RTL Televizija will be announced in due course.