Peter Boudgoust

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Born in Mannheim on December 16th, 1954

Professional Background

ARTE GEIE, Strasbourg

  • 2016-2020: President
  • until December 2015: Member of the General Assembly



  • 2016–2019: Member of the General Assembly
  • 2007–2015: Chairman of the General Assembly



  • 2007 – August 2019: SWR President, ARD President in charge of online issues
  • 2011–2012: ARD Vice President
  • 2009–2010: ARD President
  • 2007–2014: ARD President in charge of the cooperation with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU)
  • 1998–2007: SWR Administrative Director, Managing Director of the SWR Holding GmbH


Administration service of the federal State Baden-Württemberg

  • 1981–1994: “Beamter” for the federal State Baden-Württemberg, including its “Staatsministerium”


Süddeutscher Rundfunk (SDR)

  • 1995–1998: In-house lawyer and Financial Director


  • 1973–1981: Law studies, Heidelberg and Mannheim

Further activities

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Bavaria Film GmbH, Degeto Film GmbH and SportA Sportrechte- und Marketing GmbH
  • Vice Chairman of the Telepool GmbH General Assembly

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