RTL stories - The podcast
30 years at RTL: Xavier Thillen

Xavier Thillen, Head of Production & Digital Media Operations at Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE), talks about his passion for production and the importance of embracing change.

In our next episode of RTL stories – The podcast, Lisa Burke’s guest is Xavier Thillen, a Luxembourger who started his career 30 years ago at RTL Productions, which later became BCE –RTL Group’s Luxembourg-based technical service provider.

“I never feel bored”, says Xavier as he explains why he has stayed in the same company for 30 years. He reminisces about the early days of television when he worked in post-production and provides insights into the ongoing transformation of BCE.

Xavier shares what “Empowered, together”, the new slogan of BCE, means for him and how BCE embraces change as a company – most recently around the advances of AI. As an example, he mentions the collaboration with Fremantle on upscaling footage into HD and the AI-integration plans for BCE’s media-as-a-service offering. Listen to find out more!

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