Marquard Media Group accelerates transformation process

Hans Ippisch moves to the Group Management Board. Christian Müller adds Rainer Rosenbusch to Computec management team.

The Marquard Media Group is accelerating the transformation process. Hans Ippisch, Managing Director and CEO of Computec Media GmbH, will leave the management board and join the Group Management Board of the parent company on January 1st, 2019 with group-wide responsibility for the Strategic & Commercial Development division. Christian Müller, currently ‘Head of Digital at Computec Media Group’, will simultaneously move up to the management board and take over the management of Computec Media Group together with Rainer Rosenbusch (Finance), the former co-managing director.

Hans Ippisch comments on his new role: “I am very pleased with the confidence placed in me and will continue to drive the strategic and commercial development of the entire Marquard Media Group with passion and commitment. Christian Müller will strengthen the management team with a focus on digital”.

Commenting on his new responsibilities, Christian Müller said: “I thank him for the trust and the challenge. Rainer Rosenbuschs and my goal is to use our highly creative employees at CMG to consistently drive forward the transformation into a digital media house and platform provider. With our core brands, we are concentrating on new digitally scalable transaction models for the CMG target groups.”

Bijan Khezri, Group CEO adds: “As CEO of Computec Media Group, Hans Ippisch has designed and managed a remarkable transformation from print publisher to media company. His expertise will further strengthen the group. The appointment of Christian Müller creates new development potential for the Fürth site. Jürg Marquard and I see this change as a further strengthening of the group of companies”.