Bert Habets


RTL’s Habets rejects streaming collaboration with ProSiebenSat.1

RTL CEO Bert Habets rejected collaboration with rival ProSiebenSat.1 to create a common streaming platform at the company’s full year results presentation at the end of last week, according to local reports. Habets said he was “very confident” that RTL can develop its own streaming offering in a way that delivers growth and economies of […]

RTL sets ambitious SVOD target, promises big original content investment

RTL aims to grow the number of paying subscribers to its SVOD services to three million and to grow revenue from video-on-demand to €360 million by 2021, after the number of paying subscribers to its services passed the one million mark at the end of last year. CEO Bert Habets said the group would focus […]

RTL outlines VOD-focused strategic priorities for 2019

RTL Group has set out plans to expand its video-on-demand services by developing a joint VOD tech platform and by making “significant investments” into more local and exclusive content. Laying out its strategic priorities for next year, the company said that it will develop a joint tech platform that all its streaming platforms and broadcaster […]

RTL to increase investments in VOD services

RTL plans to increase investments in its video-on-demand services after launching three new VOD platforms in the first quarter of the year. Announcing the company’s Q1 earnings, RTL Group CEO Bert Habets said that the company’s VOD investment will have a “clear focus on local, exclusive content.” He also said RTL will gradually move to […]

De Posch stepping down at RTL, Habets to be sole CEO

Guillaume de Posch is stepping down from his role as co-CEO of RTL Group, leaving Bert Habets as the pan-European broadcast group’s sole chief executive. De Posch, who will step down on January 1, will continue to serve as a non-executive member of RTL Group’s Board of Directors. Habets, who was only appointed as co-CEO […]

RTL finds Habets successor in Netherlands

European broadcaster RTL Group has found a successor for Bert Habets at its Dutch operation. Sven Sauvé has been promoted after former RTL Nederland chief executive Habets was recently upped to co-CEO of the wider RTL business. Sauvé, who is currently COO of RTL Nederland, will take over as CEO of the Dutch business on […]