President, European Radio Division
John has been the President of our European radio division since April 1992. Prior to bringing Coleman Insights into the European radio market, John was involved in the pioneering stages of commercial radio in Germany, beginning at Ufa Film-und Fernseh-GmbH in Hamburg. While with Ufa, John advanced to become general manager of Radio in Berlin. John then joined the CLT (Companie Luxembourgoise de Télédiffusion) as a general manager of RTL Radio Baden-Württemberg in Stuttgart. He built RTL from the ground up and set up Germany’s first radio network. John has his Diplom-Kaufmann degree (German MBA) from the University of Hamburg and is based at Coleman Insights’ European radio headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.