Viacom International Media Networks, a division of media giant Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB) said Thursday Oliver Nitz has been named Senior Vice President of Mobile Brand Licensing. 

In his new role, Nitz will oversee the company’s Mobile Brand Licensing division, with a focus on identifying and building new partnerships in the mobile arena, the company said in a press release. He will also directly lead the local Mobile Brand Licensing teams in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Switzerland, Romania and Hungary, and will be based in Berlin.

Nitz succeeds Michel Dupont, who left the company in September.

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