Managing Director and Senior Vice President
Astrid Quentell serves as managing director and senior vice president, production, Germany for Sony Pictures Television. In this role, Quentell oversees the ongoing development of SPT's German production activities across scripted and non-scripted programming as well as capitalizes on opportunities to adapt successful international formats for the local market, amongst them award-winning primetime comedic drama Der Lerher and the successful German adaptation of Dragon's Den/Shark Tank.
Quentell joined SPT in 2009 from Eyeworks Germany, where she had served as creative director since September 2005. In this position, she developed original content for German and international markets including research on and the adaptation of Eyeworks formats for broadcasters worldwide. Prior to Eyeworks, Quentell was chief operating officer at Tresor TV for two years and held other senior positions at Kabel 1 Fernsehen GmbH, tm3 Fernsehen GmbH and ProSieben Television GmbH.