Stefan Langefeld joins Hans D. Henseleit as managing director of Videociety GmbH, Hamburg. © splendid

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Management reinforcement for maxdome - Stefan Langefeld and Hans D. Henseleit continue to drive forward the Splendid Group's national and international VoD business

Stefan Langefeld joins Hans D. Henseleit as managing director of Videociety GmbH, Hamburg. © splendid
Published Mar 14, 2024
(Cologne, March 14, 2024) - Effective immediately, Stefan Langefeld joins Hans D. Henseleit, founder and managing director of Videociety GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Splendid Medien AG, Cologne, as an additional managing director. Videociety operates the VoD platform maxdome, one of the best-known brands in the digital video market in Germany and Austria. In his new position, Stefan Langefeld reports directly to Andreas R. Klein, CEO of the parent company Splendid Medien AG.
Stefan Langefeld can look back on more than 20 years of experience in the international media business. His professional career has been characterized in particular by the international expansion of VoD platforms and the implementation of digital strategies in media companies. His professional CV includes management positions at Apple/iTunes, Pantaflix, Sky, Euvia Media (now part of ProSiebenSat.1) and Viacom, among others. Stefan Langefeld also enjoys international recognition outside the media industry as a recognized speaker, mentor, investor and founder of start-ups and innovation projects in the digital sector.

Hans D. Henseleit and Andreas R. Klein: "With the appointment of Stefan Langefeld as additional Managing Director alongside Hans D. Henseleit, we want to continue 2/2 to drive maxdome's national and international growth. Stefan is an excellently networked, internationally experienced digital strategist. We have big plans for maxdome. We are delighted that Stefan is strengthening our plans at management level with his expertise." Stefan Langefeld: "I know and appreciate the Splendid Group as a dynamic medium-sized group of companies that has been successfully shaping the German film and media landscape for half a century now. I am looking forward to the challenges at maxdome and in the Splendid Group. Maxdome is a technologically outstanding VoD platform and a strong brand. It is important to build on this great starting position, to continue and expand it." The video-on-demand (VoD) platform maxdome is operated by Videociety GmbH, Hamburg. Customers in Germany and Austria can access current blockbusters, one of the largest film classic archives and a wide range of series via maxdome on demand - i.e. without a subscription - shortly after the release of a movie. There are 20,000 films and series available to rent and buy. Customers make no subscription commitment and only pay for what they want to watch. All you need to use maxdome is Internet access and a supported device such as a SmartTV, computer, tablet or smartphone. Content can then be conveniently accessed via the SmartTV/FireTV app, the website | or via the player app for iOS/Android devices. In addition to the private customer business, content provision and portal management for business customers from various sectors (e.g. telecommunications, industry, trade) form a further focus of Videociety GmbH's business activities.