Jan Mojto, who heads Kirch's Programme Division, and former SAT1 managing director Fred Kogel, have been appointed joint deputy chairmen of KirchMedia's management board.

They replace Dieter Hahn who has been appointed deputy chairman of the board of KirchHolding with responsibility within the group for communications, sports, multimedia and pay-TV.

Mojto will continue to oversee programming for the group and Kogel will be responsible for licence management, strategic development in KirchMedia's production operation and programme co-ordination between KirchMedia and Kirch's recently created ProSiebenSAT1 Media.