René Rechtman

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Education: René Rechtman holds a master’s degree in political science and international relations from the University of Copenhagen.

Professional background: René is the co-founder and CEO of Moonbug Entertainment, an award-winning global entertainment company behind some of the most popular kids’ titles in the world. Prior to Moonbug, René was head of non-linear media networks at The Walt Disney Company, where he was responsible for building a digital studio to create products for global distribution. He joined Disney through its acquisition of Maker Studios in 2014, where he served as president of international and focused on product growth and rapidly expanded international business across EMEA, Asia, and Latin America.

Other assignments: René is a board member of The Guardian and Blast ApS and until recently of JP/Politikens Hus.

Previous assignments: René has served as CEO of AOL BeOn, the global branded content division of AOL Networks, and SVP of AOL International. He joined AOL when Goviral, the fastest growing branded content distribution platform where he was CEO, was acquired in 2011. .

Independent in relation to:

Shareholders: Yes

The company: Yes

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