Peter Boudgoust

President of ARTE GEIE

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Born in Mannheim on December 16th, 1954

Professional Background

ARTE GEIE, Straßburg

  • since January 2016: President
  • until December 2015: Member of the General Assembly


  • since 2016: Member of the General Assembly
  • 2007-2015: Chairman of the General Assembly


  • since 2007: 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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