GERMANY: New consumer products VP heads to Nickelodeon

Samantha Loveday

By Samantha Loveday

January 8th 2009 at 9:00AM
GERMANY: New consumer products VP heads to Nickelodeon

Andreas Niedergesass joins German division to lead the consumer products team.

Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products Germany has a new vice president of consumer products, with Andreas Niedergesäss taking on the role.

Based on Berlin and Düsseldorf, Niedergesäss will report jointly to Jean-Philippe Randisi - senior VP and MD of NVCP for Europe, Near East and Africa, Canada and Latin America (based in London) - and Oliver Schablitzi - VP of Nick, MTV Networks Germany (based in Berlin).

He will lead the consumer products team based in Germany and is responsible for the management and development of all VCP's activities in the market, across all brands including Nick, MTV, VIVA and Comedy Central.

In addition, the development of client relationships with existing and potential licence holders and the further development of retail activities will be part of his remit.