Iris Knobloch, President of WarnerMedia for France, Benelux, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, will be leaving the company after 25 years.
WarnerMedia said Knobloch is looking for a new challenge after the loyal executive has worked in key European markets, overseeing theatrical distribution, local theatrical productions, content licensing, home entertainment and products. consumption, as well as the sales and distribution of advertisements on the WarnerMedia channel.
She spent nine months in the multiterritorial role after serving as President of Warner Bros. Entertainment France and Benelux for 14 years. She first joined WarnerMedia in 1996 and has held several management positions in Los Angeles, London and Paris.
Gerhard Zeiler, President of WarnerMedia International, said: “Iris is one of the industry’s most respected international leaders. We are extremely grateful to Iris for her many contributions to WarnerMedia and her exceptional leadership over 25 years.
“She leaves behind a motivated and accomplished team that will undoubtedly carry on her legacy. I would like to personally thank Iris for her friendship and partnership. I respect her decision, it is time for her to take on new challenges and, together with all our colleagues in the company, I wish her the best.
Knobloch added, “The company has given me the opportunity of an incredible career spanning strategic roles in various countries and continents and accompanying significant technological transformations from DVD to digital downloads to streaming, while also enabling me to contribute to major creative successes such as the multiple Oscar. -winning movie The artist, so the decision to leave was not an easy one.