Thomas Harscheidt, born 1966, has been CEO of CBC since April 2002. CBC is the production and technology division of Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland.
Harscheidt started his professional career in 1990 as an engineer at RTL Television. In 1992 he moved to VOX as Head of Broadcast Operations. With the spin-off of VOX production and Broadcast Operations to the newly founded CBC in 1994, Harscheidt also joined CBC as Deputy Technical Director after previous consulting activities for TV stations in London and Caracas. Harscheidt was significantly involved in the development and expansion of CBC. Successful projects include the expansion of the production and broadcasting operations in Cologne as well as the establishment of the CBC branches in Munich and Berlin. Noteworthy of Harscheidt's work is the planning and management of the production, playout, program distribution and IT of the Cologne based State-of-the-Art headquarter of Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland.