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    Highlight Communications AG (HLG.DE)

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    Highlight Communications AG
    Netzibodenstrasse 23b
    Pratteln, 4133
    Switzerland - Map
    Phone: 41 61 816 96 96
    Fax: 41 61 816 67 67
    Website: http://www.highlight-communications.ch

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Entertainment - Diversified
    Full Time Employees:825

    Business Summary 

    Highlight Communications AG, a strategic and financial holding company, plans, produces, and markets events and entertainment in the areas of film, sports, and music worldwide. It operates in three segments: Film, Sports-and Event-Marketing, and Other Business Activities. The Film segment produces and distributes cinema, video, and television (TV) films; and provides entertainment and media services, as well as acquires the exploitation rights of third party productions. This segment also engages in the production of fictional and non-fictional products for TV stations; distribution of theatrical, DVD/Blu-ray, and TV movies; exploitation of its video rights for in-house and licensed films; production of unusual event specials, courtroom shows, quiz shows, comedy shows, reality shows, daily talk shows, crime docu-soaps, and off-air events for private and public broadcasters; and marketing of home entertainment products in Switzerland, Austria, and other countries. The Sports-and Event-Marketing segment markets various international sports events, such as UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, and UEFA Super Cup. The Other Business Activities segment is involved in the marketing of Eurovision Song Contest and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as online/social gaming activities. Highlight Communications AG was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Pratteln, Switzerland. Highlight Communications AG is a subsidiary of Constantin Medien AG.

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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Bernhard Burgener , 58
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Chairman of Audit Committee and Chief Exec. Officer of Licenses & Rights Trading - Film
    Mr. Peter von Bueren ,
    Chief Financial Officer, Head of Information Technology & HR, Managing Director and Director
    Dr. Paul Graf ,
    Managing Director, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions and Sec.
    Mr. Jamie Graham ,
    Chief Exec. Officer of Sports & Event Marketing Segment
    Mr. Martin Moszkowicz , 57
    Chief Exec. Officer of Film Segment
    Mr. Franz Woodtli , 62
    Managing Director of Rainbow Home Entertainment
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in EUR.