Chairman Tele München Group
After a Ph. D. in law at the university of Vienna, Herbert G. Kloiber started his career at Beta/Taurus in the year 1970. In 1974 he was named Managing Director of Unitel, a film and television production company, which specialised in opera and concert films. Three years later, he acquired Tele München and developed the company’s initial production operation into the fully integrated and independent media corporation it is today.
Besides, Herbert G. Kloiber is Member of the Board of Odeon Film AG. Since 2007, he is Honorary Professor as well as Head of the Department V - Production and Media Economics - at the Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film Munich. He is also an Advisory Director of The Metropolitan Opera, New York, Chairman of the European Advisory Board of The Cleveland Orchestra and Vice President of the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde (Musikverein), Vienna.
Herbert G. Kloiber was awarded with the Chevalier des Arts et Lettres and the Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur by the French Republic, the Bavarian Order of Merit, the Grand Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria, the Directorate Award from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences as well as Natpe’s 10th annual Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award in 2013.
Herbert L. Kloiber joined TMG in October 2012 as Managing Director and oversees TMG’s licensing activities as well as affiliated companies and activities in the business areas Merchandising, Home Entertainment, Video-On-Demand and international program sales.
Herbert L. Kloiber studied management at Boston University with a focus on finance and graduated from Columbia University in 2005 with a Master’s degree in international affairs, concentrating on media. Between 2005 and 2007 Herbert led the international business development of Bruno Wu’s Sun Media Investment Holding from Beijing and New York. From mid 2007 he was responsible for the strategic expansion and acquisitions at the Ondemand Group in London. Furthermore he was appointed General Manager French speaking territories and Head of Business Development Western Europe.