Personals

Geert-Jan van der Snoek to be new Telegraaf CEO

The supervisory board of the Dutch Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG) plans to appoint Geert van der Snoek as the Group’s chief executive starting from 1 July 2014, the company announced this week. Van der Snoek will take over from interim chief executive Cees van Steijn, who joined TMG following the abrupt resignation and departure of the previous CEO, Herman van Campenhout, in 2013 (our report...

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Allegro Group appoints new head of mobile

Allegro Group has appointed Patryk Bukowiecki as the head of its mobile department. It is a new position in the company. Bukowiecki (photo) has been managing the department that creates and supervises all mobile services, applications and products of Allegro since March this year. He is responsible for creating and executing the mobile strategy of Allegro in Poland, Czech Republic, Ukraine,...

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Polskapresse gets a new director for Internet

Magdalena Chudzikiewicz was promoted to the position of managing director of the division Internet, IT and marketing* at Polskapresse Group. She replaced board member Grzegorz Haftarczyk, who left the company by mutual agreement. Chudzikiewicz (photo) will focus on integrating the online products and technologies of Polskapresse and Media Regionalne (acquired by Polskapressee from Mecom Group...

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Prokopec succeeds Frey as Blocket CEO

Blocket’s CEO Martin Frey got a new top job in Schibsted’s classified business. He’s now senior vice president of Schibsted Classified Media Northern and Eastern Europe, to which Blocket also belongs. His place as CEO of Blocket was taken by Jan Prokopec (34), who served as deputy CEO until now and who started his career at Blocket in 2011. Frey will be responsible for...

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Ton on Bob and Koos in Afrikaans

Naspers chairman Ton Vosloo was quoted extensively in the Afrikaans Sunday paper Rapport today on the incoming Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk and the outgoing CEO Koos Bekker. Van Dijk will be based in The Netherlands and travel to the Naspers HQ in Cape Town frequently. “We searched around the globe and drew up a shortlist of candidates,” Vosloo said. “Of all on the list Bob...

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Naspers names Bob van Dijk as successor to Bekker

South Africa’s multimedia and Internet giant, Naspers, named Bob van Dijk as successor to its current CEO Koos Bekker. Bob was the company’s most senior ecommerce manager. He’ll take over already on April 1. Before he joined Naspers Van Dijk was COO of Schibsted’s classifieds department and later worked for EBay Germany. Van Dijk holds an MSc Econometrics from Erasmus...

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