Prior to that he served as Chairman and CEO of Fox Kids Europe
, which he co-founded and expanded into 56 countries to become one of the largest pay-TV channels in Europe and the Middle East.
Two of Kreiz's key appointments speak volumes of the new direction the former Fox Kids Europe
topper wants to take Endemol.
Fox Kids Europe
Licensing (UK), Jenny Burbage; phone: 44-207-554-9022; fax: 44-207-554-9452; jenny.
Children's entertainment company Fox Kids Europe
has launched new text-based services in the UK with technology from m-Wise, a mobile technology company.
The deal also gives Disney 76 percent interest in Fox Kids Europe
, which reaches 24 million homes, and in a Latin American channel called Fox Kids with 10 million subscribers.
The first of the 54 half-hour cartoons was launched on Rupert Murdoch's Fox Kids Europe
last month and on terrestrial TV a fortnight ago.
D'Halluin joined the board of management for Fox Kids Europe
shortly before it listed on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange in January 2000.
JCP (Jetix Consumer Products International) is the new name of the European licensing operations of Fox Kids Europe
A 76 percent stake in Fox Kids Europe
, a base of more than 24 million subscribers.
Kreiz formerly headed the publicly quoted Fox Kids Europe
and was one of Haim Saban's key lieutenants in his private equity-backed acquisition of ProSiebenSat 1.