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DWA Opens German Office; Appoints General Manager, DACH | 01 April 2011
 

Global technology-specialist media agency DWA has announced that a German office, the first in EMEA outside London, has officially opened in Munich. In addition, DWA has named media senior media figure Sven Blaukat as General Manager, DACH to better service existing German clients and generate new business.

“We’ve been running hugely successful campaigns in the German market for over 10 years, executing offline and online programs, and so I am delighted to be able to announce the formal opening of our first office there,” said DWA EMEA Managing Director Chris Bagnall.

“We’re focused on offering ever more effective and more sophisticated services to the client base we have built up in Germany, and we know that there are more multinationals and German-based tech companies that we can partner with on media campaigns,” added Chris. “The time is right to invest in Germany, hiring a team of experts who can contribute significantly to the continued growth and capabilities of our EMEA business.”

Taking the lead in Germany is media and technology veteran Sven Blaukat, who started in the IT industry over 20 years ago in software sales, and soon cross over to the media side of the industry to occupy several senior roles in tech publishing with such companies as IDG, Undercover and CMP.

“I am very happy to be joining the DWA ranks at a time of rapid growth for the group,” said Sven. “Combining my passion for media and deep understanding of the DACH tech market provides a great opportunity for me personally that I will translate into contributions to our clients and the global DWA network.”

The opening of the Germany office brings to eight the number of offices from which DWA operates, two of which are in EMEA, namely: London and Munich. Contact details are below.

About DWA
DWA is the world's largest and most respected media planning and buying agency working exclusively with technology companies. Over the last 15 years, we have developed strategic media campaigns for the best-known B2B and B2C tech companies in all markets. A media agnostic agency, DWA operates from eight offices around the globe covering North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific.

About Sven Blaukat
During Sven’s tenure as publishing director of “Computer Reseller News” and while he ran German IDG web platform “ChannelPartner.de”, both achieved market leadership. Sven is an in-demand industry expert and member of an independent jury, which publishes the annual Top 100 list of the most important IT Channel personalities.

DWA Germany Contact :
Sven Blaukat ,
General Manager, DACH
DWA Germany GmbH
Pienzenauerstr. 52
81679 München
Phone +49 89 3564 5969
Fax +49 89 94399 2188

Check out our site in German:

Media Contact:
Ben Munroe,
Group Marketing Director
BenM@dwamedia.com


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