Volker Pigors

1955 Born in Recklinghausen, Germany

1961 – 1975 Primary and high school.

1975 – 1983 Photo works, Camera training and workshops. First steps on 16mm camera, film script and directing several film documentations.

1983 – 1985 External marketing manager of the theatre festival Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen. Film / TV producer and director for theatre groups, music groups, festivals.

1985 – 1989 Establishment and development of film and TV-Studio Bochum. Managing director, producer and director of more than 150 TV productions. Further training of film calculation and management.

1990 -1997 Film and TV production manager of the newspaper group WAZ, planning and developing studios – planning, calculation and execution of approx. 4000 TV productions. Since 1995 power of attorney

1997 – 1999 Project Manager and member of management “Cityweb Network”, second step with new shareholders Bertelsmann, Axel Springer Verlag and WAZ. Development of the first local ISP with local content, line of project management, customer care and quality assurance.

1999 – today COO & Managing Director of WORLDRES Europe GmbH, the worlds online distribution partner for international hotel industry with more than 40.000 hotels and 5.000 distribution cannels, direct report of all business lines including sales, support, business development and finance. Part of the worldwide executive team of Worldres Inc. San Mateo USA..

Lives and works in Recklinghausen and Dusseldorf, Germany.