media details [cee]

October 15, 2007

new heads for Ringier’s branches

Filed under: hungary,on the move,serbia — iann @ 9:51 am

Béla Papp, formerly General Manager of Ringier Hungary, will be head of Business Development for Ringier Group starting on 1 November 2007. Attila Mihók, General Manager of Ringier Serbia, will succeed him as General Manager of Ringier Hungary. These appointments come only one month after Marius Hagger (Swiss, 44) was appointed as GM of Ringier Romania, replacing Alexander Theobald, who went back to Switzerland and who will be in charge for Romania and Hungary and Marco Stettler was named GM of Ringier Ukraine.

Attila Mihók will continue to head Ringier business in Serbia, for which he has been responsible since 1 January 2004. Mihók (31) studied informatics and business and started work at the daily newspaper Nemzeti Sport in 1997, which was acquired by Ringier in 1998. He was Ringier Hungary IT Director and online responsible [1999 –2001] and became publishing manager of the Sport Group, GM in Serbia in 2004, and he headed Ringier business in Ukraine from August 2006 until September 2007.

Béla Papp will deal with the development of new business fields and be directly responsible to Group Division Head of New Media, Thomas Trüb, member of the Ringier Group Executive Board. Papp (46) studied history and diplomacy at Georgetown University (USA) and worked for the Economist Group in Vienna [1987-1996/ editor-in-chief of the Business Central Europe Magazine], ABN Amro Bank as CEE Marketing and Communications Director [1996-1999] and head of Business Press at Sanoma in Budapest starting in 1999 and from 2002 at Ringier.


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