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Autoscout24 appoints senior Mobile.de manager

After losing its two CEOs Alberto Sanz de Lama and André Stark on June 23 (our report here), auto site Autoscout24 found new management material in the person of Stephan Spaete (42) at no less than Mobile.de, Autoscout24’s main competitor. From Aug. 1 Spaete will head up the division sales at Autoscout24. With the title of senior vice president sales & operations he’ll be responsible for...

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Zeimetz to look after digital at Madsack

Marc Zeimetz (42) will move to the HQ of German media group Madsack as chief finance officer (CFO) and member of the 3-man top management team before the end of the year. There he will also be responsible for the group’s portfolio of digital products, Madsack announced earlier this week. Zeimetz has been managing director of the Leipziger Verlags- und Druckereigesellschaft (LVD), publisher of...

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Romero Rodrigues ain’t goin’ nowhere

Romero Rodrigues, CEO and founder of Naspers-owned Buscape Company, joined the board of Wayfair.com, U.S.-based online retailer of home furnishings and decor goods. This doesn’t affect his position at Buscape and Naspers in any way. Read the full story here and visit Rodrigues’ LinkedIn profile page here. And look at the portfolio of sites he manages at Buscape...

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Post-Newsweek stations renamed Graham Media Group

Post–Newsweek Stations Renamed Graham Media Group CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Post–Newsweek Stations has changed its name to Graham Media Group, effective today. Emily Barr, President and CEO of Graham Media Group, said: “Much like our parent company, Graham Holdings, this new name better reflects the diversity of our creative and innovative company. We provide our...

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Xing creates position of brand marketer

Xing, the biggest business network in the German-speaking region, created the new position of brand marketer and appointed Jan Kowalsky (38) as director of brand marketing, the company announced today. Kowalsky reports to Marc-Sven Kopka, vice-president of corporate marketing and communication. Kowalsky will set up a team and together they’ll work to establish the new positioning of Xing...

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Kinney gets LMA kudos

Shannon Kinney, long-time senior consultant for the AIM Group, and founder of Dream Local Digital, has been honored by Local Media Association as Local Digital Innovator. Here’s the announcement: Shannon Kinney Named a Top ‘Local Digital Innovator’ Local Media Association Announces Best in Digital Media Award Winners Shannon Kinney, Founder and Client Success Officer at Dream Local...

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