Dirk Gerkens

RTL and former Hungary chief in legal dispute

Former RTL Hungary chief executive and current chief of rival broadcaster TV2 Dirk Gerkens is suing his former employer over his dismissal last year, according to local reports. According to newspaper Népszabadság, cited by other media outlets, Gerkens is suing RTL for lost salary and other losses to the tune of €310 million. RTL is […]

Gerkens returns to Hungary to head up TV2

Dirk Gerkens will become the new head of Hungarian commercial broadcaster TV2, returning to the country he left last year amid claims he had received death threats over his company’s position on a local advertising tax. Gerkens had run RTL-owned RTL Klub for 13 years before stepping down last March. Several local reports said he […]