Michael Schüller has been appointed as the Managing Director of Fonn Group Dach.
Fonn Group, a technology group specialising in media and entertainment solutions, has acquired a Munich-based consulting and service company specialising in solutions for newsroom, media and production systems Qbics Media GMBH.
This move strengthens Fonn Group’s position in the German-speaking Dach region and enhances its comprehensive portfolio of cutting-edge media production and journalistic tools.
As part of the acquisition, Qbics Media will be rebranded as Fonn Group Dach GMBH, solidifying Fonn Group’s commitment to serving customers in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. The existing Qbics Media team, customer contracts, and valuable intellectual property rights will seamlessly transition to Fonn Group Dach GMBH, ensuring continuity and delivering solutions to clients.
Michael Schüller has been appointed as the Managing Director of Fonn Group Dach, and he will work closely with Fonn Group’s executive team in Bergen, Norway, Singapore, and New York, USA. Under the leadership of Schüller, Fonn Group Dach GMBH will play a pivotal role in driving innovation and serving as a hub for Fonn Group’s operations in the Dach region.
Haavard Myklebust, CEO of Fonn Group, said: “We are excited to announce the acquisition of Qbics Media, which will significantly strengthen our presence in the German-speaking part of Europe, a crucial market for us. This strategic move aligns perfectly with our growth objectives in the Dach region and further enhances our diverse portfolio. We are eager to collaborate closely with the talented Qbics Media team to drive mutual success and deliver exceptional value to our clients.”
Michael Schüller added: “We are delighted to join forces with Fonn Group as it provides us with enhanced resources to serve our customers and partners in the Dach region and beyond. We firmly believe that our flagship platforms, Mimir and Dina, will become the go-to solutions for broadcasters in the region in the years to come. We are excited about the endless possibilities this collaboration brings.”