Sven is 46 years old and living in Amsterdam. After a Master’s in Business Administration degree from Erasmus University Rotterdam, Sven ventures into media. A deliberate choice driven by his passion for the creative industry.
Before Sven started his career at the RTL Group, he was employed at Endemol and Eyeworks, which are both media companies from the Netherlands. Since 2007, he is employed at RTL, which is a leader across broadcast, content and digital, with interests in 68 television channels, eight streaming platforms and 31 radio stations. Sven worked as Business Director first and five years later as Chief Operational Officer. In 2017, he took over as Chief Executive Officer and launched the Fancentric strategy the following year, a pivotal moment for RTL. Under his supervision the company has accelerated its transformation to a competitive local media company on tv and in the digital domain.
Sven is an expert in management and entrepreneurship. Besides his successful career, he is an admirer and collector of photographic art and loves fine dining and travel.