Leonine appoints former Hulu and Google Exec to advisory board – Deadline

German Major Leonine has appointed former Hulu and Google executive Heather Moosnick to his advisory board.

As Senior Vice President of Content Partnerships at Hulu, Moosnick led the platform’s partnership and content acquisition strategy through its live and on-demand subscription streaming services. At Google, she was responsible for global business development, strategy and content partner management for YouTube TV and Google Fiber, including all TV networks and affiliates.

Previously, Moosnick was responsible for partnerships with music labels for YouTube, where she shaped the launches of YouTube TV, YouTube Premium and YouTube Music. She has also held senior management positions at Warner Music Group (WMG), CBS and Viacom (MTV Networks).

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German distributor Leonine is backed by KKR and Atwater Capital. The advisory board includes Vania Schlogel (Founder and Managing Partner Atwater Capital), Heather Moosnick, Bettina Reitz (President of the University of Television and Film Munich), Philipp Freise (Partner and Co-Head of European Private Equity KKR ), Philipp Schälli (Director, Private Equity KKR) and Andreas Wiele (Senior Advisory Board KKR).

Vania Schlogel, Chair of Leonine’s Advisory Board, and Founder and Managing Partner of Atwater Capital, said: “We are delighted that such an accomplished media manager is joining Leonine’s advisory board. Heather’s knowledge and experience gained from her strategy and business development experience with some of the world’s leading media players will be invaluable as Leonine continues her remarkable growth. On a personal level, I am proud to chair a Board of Directors with such a strong female presence, a sign of our commitment to building a more diverse landscape for the global media and entertainment industry.

Moosnick added: “I am delighted to have joined the board of directors of one of the most dynamic and forward-thinking multimedia players in Europe. I look forward to working with the highly talented management team and other members of this strong and diverse Board of Directors to help Leonine realize her exceptional growth potential. In a rapidly growing and increasingly globalized premium streaming world, Leonine is well positioned to win as a leading creator of universally popular hit movies and TV series. “

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