Netflix has announced the appointment of Mathias Döpfner, Chairman and CEO of German publishing house Axel Springer, to its board of directors.
“We are very pleased to welcome Mathias to the Netflix board,” said Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings. “His leadership at the vanguard of both European business and digital media brings us invaluable perspective and insight as we work to build and constantly improve our business all over the world.”
“Netflix is one of a kind,” said Mathias Döpfner. “It has created a world leading entertainment service that continues to break new ground for the benefit of creators and consumers. A radically innovative culture and governance are essential parts of its success, and it is a tremendous pleasure and privilege to be part of this journey.”