Chief Technology & Data Officer Kilian Kämpfen and Group General Counsel & Chief Legal Officer Manuel Liatowitsch, who will additionally take over the management of the Corporate Center of Ringier AG, are to join the existing five members of Ringier AG’s Group Executive Board. These two appointments underline both the relevance of technology and data and the importance of the Ringier Group’s Corporate Center. The promotions will take effect as of 1 May 2021.
Jessica Scholz was appointed Group Chief Marketing Officer of the Ringier Group. Ringier is therefore focusing even further on collaboration, knowledge sharing and the use of synergies in the area of marketing. The promotion goes hand in hand with the transformation of the User Marketing & Technology team she leads into Global Marketing, which supports local marketing teams across the Group.
The Swiss-based Ringier AG has entered into an agreement to acquire the majority stake in Sportal Media Group, owner of the leading digital media assets in Bulgaria, and in Digital Ventures OOD, the IT development company behind the leading international Sports Content Management System, Sportal365. The acquisition marks an important milestone in accelerating Ringier`s sports media strategy.
Marc Walder is living proof that fortune favours the brave. Over the last 13 years the CEO of Swiss media group Ringier has spearheaded a quite astonishing digital transformation at his company, branching out into marketplaces, ecommerce, ticketing and classifieds by buying up and successfully embedding a range of businesses.