Matthias Settele is the new TV Markíza general director

The private brodcaster TV Markíza has a new general director, as Matthias Settele has replaced Zuzana Ťapáková.

The private brodcaster TV Markíza has a new general director, as Matthias Settele has replaced Zuzana Ťapáková.

Settele, from Austria, was previously general manager at Turner Nordic and Baltic (now owned by the Carlyle Group), as well as the television and production consultant for a number of supranational television groups including RTL Group, MTG/Viasat Group and the consultant for TV stations such as Austrian public ORF; TV Markíza’s owner, US CME company, informed the TASR newswire on September 25.

“We believe that Matthias’ rich experience in the field of television broadcasting and production will prove beneficial for us,” said CME Executive Director Christoph Mainusch.

Rumours of Ťapáková resigning from the TV Markíza management leaked after CME announced that its president Adrian Sarbu was leaving.

(Source: TASR, SITA)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

News digest: Health care staff still lacking, president asks for amends

Slovakia is preparing to launch the nationwide testing on Saturday morning, but the government admitted they still need hundreds of health care staff. Kotleba violates quarantine and hospitals in the north are full.

The Bratislava Self-Governing Region started testing its staff on October 30.

Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.

The big test is upon us. What are we to do?

For a foreigner living in Slovakia, there is yet another concern.

Health care professionals still lacking ahead of Saturday's testing

Government avoids mobilisation for now, PM offers an extra bonus to health care professionals who can serve the whole weekend.

Dolný Kubín