Thorsten Schweer Appointed Programming Director For Cartoon Network Central Eastern Europe
Today (19/01/2016), it was announced that Thorsten Schweer has been appointed director of children programming at Turner for Central and Eastern Europe and is now responsible for linear and non-linear programming and content acquisitions for Cartoon Network and Boomerang in Central and Eastern Europe. Mr. Schweer was previously head of programming and coordination for German children’s channel KIKA and also MGM for six years. He will report to Matthias Heinze, the general manager for Turner Eastern Europe.
Matthias Heinze made this statement in regards to Mr. Schweer’s appointment (translated):
“We are very pleased to have Thorsten Schweer on our team. He brings extensive international experience and great expertise regarding children’s television, things that will play an important role in strengthening leadership for Cartoon Network and Boomerang in Romania”