Simone von Bentevigini

Head of Media Law Department
RTL Group


Deutschland Media Group since August 2013 and a member of the Copyright Taskforce at the RTL Group / Bertelsmann since 2009. She started her career with the RTL Deutschland Media Group in 1999 as a member of the Legal Department at RTL Television GmbH, responsible for international licence agreements. From 2000 to 2002, she worked as Assistant to the Board of Directors at RTL Television GmbH, subsequently moving to the legal department at VOX Television GmbH, where she took over as Manager from August 2004 to March 2011. From 2011 to 2013, she was Head of Business & Legal Affairs in the Legal Department at the RTL Deutschland Media Group, as well as heading the One-off Production Department at VOX. Prior to this, Simone von Bentivegni completed her legal studies in Passau and Munich and her judicial training in Munich, London and Paris.