February 3, 2021 – Thomas Bichlmeir joins ocilion as Head of Content. In the newly created position, he is responsible with his team to expand the content partner strategy and the content offering for network operators (B2B) and the in-house sector (hotels, hospitals, …): chan-nel and foreign language packages, pay TV, video on demand, apps and Media libraries. Thomas Bichlmeir is a member of the ocilion management team and reports directly to CEO Hans Kühberger.
Hans Kühberger, CEO ocilion: „I am very happy to welcome Thomas Bichlmeir with his extensive ex-pertise in the telecommunications and TV sector at ocilion. He has a large network in the industry, knows the side of the network operator and the side of the content provider well. Under his leader-ship, we are expanding of our content proposition with channel and foreign language packages, pay TV, video-on-demand service, apps and media libraries for our customers. Our goal is to offer providers a wide variety of content from one single source.“
Thomas Bichlmeir was previously as 'Director Distribution & Commercial Strategy' at Discovery Net-works Germany responsible for the expansion of free TV, pay TV and direct-to-consumer. Before, the 51-year-old worked for the Munich telecommunications company M-net, the Kirch Group and Cap-Gemini. Thomas Bichlmeir studied communication science and holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town.