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Hamburg, July 7, 2020 – On August 1st, Bauer Media Group’s Online Comparison Platforms (OCP) segment will welcome Thomas Koschel as Chief Data Officer (CDO).

Thomas has built and led business information, data & analytics capabilities for more than 20 years, and has deep experience in digital ...

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September 15, 2020 – Bauer Media Group’s Online Comparison Platforms (OCP) Business Area appoints Tue Ansvig Sø to the role of Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) from October 19, 2020 onwards.
Tue will oversee the Business Area’s marketing strategy and operations across the portfolio, with a specific focus on digital user acquisition. His role will be crucial in further developing Bauer’s OCP business ...

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Sydney, June 17, 2020 – Bauer Media today announced it has agreed to sell its Australian publishing business to Mercury Capital.

Mercury Capital will acquire all of Bauer Media Australia’s print and digital assets which cover Women’s Entertainment & Lifestyle; Fashion, Beauty & Health; Homes; Food; Motoring & Trader lifestyle categories. The agreement also includes those brands recently acquired ...

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Hamburg, 19 May 2020 – As of June 1st, Bauer Media Group welcomes Dr. Natasha Zharinova as new President for its Business Area offering marketing and sales services for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME Services).

Natasha joins from OLX Group, a global classifieds business owned by Prosus, where she most recently held the position of Chief Strategy and Data Officer. With a strong background ...

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Hamburg, April 27, 2020 – Bauer Media Group welcomes Perry Evans as a new member of its Advisory Board for its Business Area offering marketing and sales services for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME Services). His focus will be to advise on technology and digital product strategy for SMEs.

Based in Denver, Colorado, Perry is a multiple founder and start-up CEO. His most recent station was ...

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Auckland, April 2, 2020 – Bauer Media Group today announced its intention to close its publishing business in New Zealand due to the severe economic impact of Covid-19. The closure brings to an end many decades of publishing in New Zealand and affects all staff.

Bauer Media NZ publishes entertainment, lifestyle and current affairs titles including the NZ Listener, Woman’s Day, New Zealand Woman’s ...

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Hamburg, March 9th, 2020 – Effective April 1st, 2020 Morten Heuing will take on new responsibilities as President for Bauer Media Group’s Online Comparison Platforms (OCP). He will succeed Raphael Savalle, CFO of the OCP Business Area, who has led the business ad interim.

Morten has been part of the Advisory Board for Bauer’s SME Services Business Area since mid-2019. In his new role, he will be ...

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Hamburg, 28th February 2020 - On March 1st, the leadership team for Bauer Media Group's Online Comparison Platforms (OCP) segment will welcome Hans Gruber as new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Hans joins Bauer Media Group from Verivox GmbH, one of the leading OCP businesses in Germany, where he worked as Chief Information Officer on growing the business by developing a faster and more agile ...

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Hamburg, 20th January 2020 – Bauer Media Group announces completion of Advisory Board for SME Services Business Area as of 1st January 2020

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Hamburg, 2. January 2020 – Effective January 1st, 2020 Kasper Damgaard Boel Rousøe, the CFO of Mono Solutions, takes on new responsibilities as overall Finance Director for the global Bauer SME business. He assumes this role additionally to his current tasks at Mono Solutions, the leading white label small business Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform provider that joined Bauer Media Group in ...

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Hamburg, November 1, 2019 – Bauer Media Group‘s growing OCP (Online Comparison Platforms) Business Area announces leadership changes which will be effective as of 1 November.

  • Raphael Savalle has been appointed CFO for the global Bauer OCP business. He was most recently Group CFO for private equity owned Flavors Holdings where he supported the restructuring and turnaround of the business. Raphael ...
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Bauer Media Group is launching 29 titles on Apple’s exciting new platform, News+, in the UK and Australia.

1 October 2019 - Bauer Media Group is launching 29 titles on Apple’s exciting new platform, News+, in the UK and Australia. This new collaboration with the iPhone creator follows the successful rollout of five BMG titles in the USA on News+ in March.

The launch will enable BMG to complement ...

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Hamburg, September 25, 2019 – Bauer Media Group today announces that Andrea Mohnsame has been appointed Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective 1 October 2019. She will report to Yvonne Bauer, owner and chairwoman of the Executive Board of Bauer Media Group.

As the Head of Group HR, Andrea will play a vital role in supporting Bauer’s transformation from a media house to a multi-business ...

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Tel Aviv and Hamburg, 1 August 2019 - Bauer Media Group is excited to announce the acquisition of Camilyo Online Ltd, an innovative and fast-growing provider of a digital business empowerment platform for SMEs. Tel Aviv-based Camilyo will join Bauer Media Group’s international multi-business media and online services portfolio, which spans Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. The deal closed on ...

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COPENHAGEN, HAMBURG, JUL 22 2019 – Leading white label small business Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform provider Mono Solutions joins Bauer Media Group. Bauer Media Group is a leading multi-business portfolio company with a strong focus on media and online services. The deal closed on Thursday, July 18th. 

Together, Mono and Bauer will put more muscle and acceleration behind a shared product ...

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Hamburg, June 26, 2019 – Björn Lander, President and Head of Business Area OCP (Online Comparison Platforms) as well as, Joakim Lundqvist, CFO OCP, will be leaving Bauer to start a new chapter in their careers. Effective 1 September 2019, Björn Lander will be succeeded by Shafi Saxena who joins Bauer from outside the business. A new CFO will be announced in due course.
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Sydney, May 29, 2019 – Paul Dykzeul, Bauer Media’s current Chief Executive Officer, ANZ, is retiring 1 June 2019. Bauer Media Group announces Brendon Hill as new Chief Executive Officer of Bauer Media Australia and New Zealand, taking effect from 1 June 2019.

Veit Dengler, Chief Operating Officer of Bauer Media Group, says: “Paul has been with the business for over 25 years and has made an ...

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Hamburg, Stockholm, April 30, 2019 – Bauer Media Group‘s OCP (online comparison platform) emphasizes its growth path by announcing Therese Fiala as Head of Brand Marketing as of May 1st.
This newly established position will focus on building a global OCP umbrella brand within the Bauer network.

Therese Fiala (54) has extensive brand marketing experience in various sectors, including FMCG, tech, ...

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Paris, Hamburg, April 23rd, 2019 – Bauer Media Group has entered today into an exclusive negotiation process, subject to the usual employee representatives consultation, for the acquisition of Télécâble Sat Hebdo, one of the leading TV magazines, owned by Hommell Group. This acquisition would strengthen Bauer’s position on the French market.

Télécâble Sat Hebdo is the most comprehensive TV ...

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Hamburg, 2 April 2019 – Veit Dengler, member of Bauer Media Group’s Executive Board, will become Chief Operating Officer (COO) with immediate effect and will be responsible for all operations. In addition to his existing responsibilities Business Areas Publishing English Speaking Countries, Radio, OCP and New Business, Veit Dengler will also take over the management of the publishing business in ...

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Hamburg, March 25, 2019 – Bauer Media Group today announces that it will enter the marketing and sales services sector as part of its new business strategy, focusing on the small and mid-sized enterprises (SME) market.

Bauer will offer SME clients marketing communication and lead generation as-a-service - a comprehensive and fully integrated range of solutions, brought together via an easy-to-use ...

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Barcelona, Hamburg, February 28, 2019 – Bauer Media Group has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire, subject to merger control authorization, the main player in the Spanish online comparison market for financial products, CrediMarket. This acquisition will mark the Group’s entry into the Spanish OCP (Online Comparison Platform) market.

CrediMarket is the main player in the Spanish ...

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Hamburg, February 07, 2019 – Heike Tyler has decided to resign from her responsibilities as Head of M&A and Head of Business Area New Business for personal reasons. She will however finalize some important projects for Bauer Media Group until May. Heike joined the company in July 2018. Since then she has successfully managed a number of acquisition and divestment projects and built the framework ...

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Hamburg, Stockholm, Prague, 30 January 2019 – Bauer Media Group‘s growing OCP (online comparison platform) business area announces two new members of the team.

•    Zmarta Group has appointed Gustav Berghog as their new CEO. Currently VP and CCO for the consumer market in Telia Denmark, he begins his new position on the February 4th, 2019.

•    NetBrokers Holding (NBH) appointed Ivan Vodicka, ...

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Hamburg, 22 January 2019 – Sven Dams, 54, has been appointed Head of Business Unit Publishing Germany at Bauer Media Group with immediate effect. Since the autumn of last year, the job had been done by a management team under the aegis of Jörg Hausendorf, 54, member of the executive board at Bauer Media Group. Besides Sven Dams, the other members of the team are Ingo Klinge, 49, Dirk Wiedenmann, ...

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Hamburg, January 15, 2019 – Effective January 1st, 2019 Daniela Mertens is appointed Global Business Partner Human Resources at Bauer Media Group. In her new role, Daniela will be responsible for Bauer’s Talent Management strategy, with the aim to attract, retain and develop best-in-class senior leaders and business-critical talent. She will also work in close cooperation with Bauer’s network of ...

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Hamburg, Stockholm, November 26, 2018 – Bauer Media Group’s OCP (Online Comparison Platform) subsidiary Zmarta Group has completed the acquisition of Swedish insurance broker Insplanet AB (publ).

Insplanet is the Swedish market leader in comparison of insurances for consumers through the platform. Zmarta is the leading online comparison platform (OCP) for personal finance services ...

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Hamburg, Prague, Bratislava, October 24, 2018 – Bauer Media Group acquired the remaining shares of NetBrokers Holding, the leading online comparison platform in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In 2016, Bauer Media Group first invested in NetBrokers Holding.

NetBrokers Holding is the leading online comparison platform (OCP) for, among other things, insurance, finance and telco in Czech Republic ...

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