Ingrid Deltenre took up the position of EBU Director General on 1 January 2010. The European Broadcasting Union is the most active and influential association of national broadcasters in the world.
Prior to joining the EBU, Ingrid Deltenre was CEO of Schweizer Fernsehen (SF), the leading public TV broadcaster in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. During her tenure there, she launched a strategy review which led to a new positioning of each channel, each targeting a specific audience with appropriate programmes. She also succeeded in positioning the company in the new media world, developing and implementing a sound and focused multiplatform-strategy for the television channels, the website, and other distribution platforms.
From 1999-2004 she was CEO of Publisuisse, the commercial unit of SRG SSR and the leading marketer of television in Switzerland. There she developed and implemented a new business strategy which served to successfully reposition the company.
She also held the position of Chief Marketing Officer and Member of the Executive Committee Switzerland at Swisscard AECS (1998-1999). From 1991 to 1998 she worked for CASH Switzerland's leading business weekly, initially as Project Manager, then as Head of Marketing and ultimately as Managing Director where her major success was to make CASH the number one business weekly in terms of readership and advertisement revenues.
Ingrid Deltenre is a Dutch national and speaks Dutch, German, English and French.