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Off the Fence and WaterBear Bolster Leadership Team with Senior Hire Oliver Taprogge


Off the Fence and WaterBear Network welcome Oliver Taprogge to their teams. Oliver Taprogge has been appointed to Off the Fence as Director of Digital Sales and to WaterBear Network as Head of Distribution.

Industry veteran Oliver Taprogge brings over 20 years’ to the Amsterdam stronghold. Prior to joining Off the Fence & WaterBear Network, Oliver was Director of Distribution at Insight TV, overseeing global distribution partnerships and deals. Before that, Oliver worked for Unity Media as Director of Content responsible for apps, on demand and third party content partnerships.

Based in Off the Fence’s headquarters in Amsterdam, Oliver will be responsible for Off the Fence’s video on demand (VOD) sales globally and he will be overseeing WaterBear Network’s digital distribution strategy and deals worldwide.

Stefanie Fischer, Managing Director of Sales, Off the Fence said: “I am delighted to welcome Oliver to the team. He brings with him a wealth of invaluable experience and will be an asset to our growing business. We look forward to expanding our digital reach worldwide.”

Oliver Taprogge said: “I am pleased to join the Off the Fence and WaterBear Network teams. The global potential for digital is expanding at an exponential rate and I look forward to being a part of a growing network focused on digital distribution.”

About Off the Fence:
Off the Fence is a leading non-fiction content company of global scale and reach, producing and distributing exceptional factual programming. Owned by ZDF Enterprises since 2019, and established in 1994, Off the Fence is a 360 factual content Company. OTF develop, finance, produce and co-produce international nonfiction programmes across a range of genres including Natural History, Science, Travel & Adventure, Lifestyle, History, People & Culture, Crime and Feature Docs.
For more information, please visit www.offthefence.com or contact Jennifer Kemp –
+44 203 457 2978 – [email protected].

About WaterBear:
WaterBear is the first network of its kind: a free interactive video and digital platform dedicated to supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals. It does this through inspirational content, cutting-edge technology that facilitates action, and through its global network of partners. It uniquely empowers the viewer to take direct instant action to support NGOs around the world and shape a better future for our fragile planet.

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