Ströer Media AG: Ströer appoints new chairman of the Supervisory Board

Jun 18, 2014 5:53 PM

Ströer Media AG / Key word(s): Change of Personnel

18.06.2014 / 17:53

Cologne, June 18, 2014 At its meeting on June 18, the Supervisory Board of Ströer Media AG elected Christoph Vilanek as its new chairman effective immediately. He is replacing Prof. Dieter Stolte, whose term lapsed at the end of the prior period. Prof. Stolte personally requested that his mandate not be extended.

Christoph Vilanek, CEO of freenet AG, has been a Supervisory Board member since 2013. At its meeting, the board noted that Christoph Vilanek's personality and his professional experience make him a suitable candidate for the position of Supervisory Board chairman. This move laid the necessary groundwork for continuity and the continued success of the Ströer Group.

"Ströer AG's Board of Management expressly welcomes the Supervisory Board's decision. We are confident that we will stay the course of corporate success with Mr. Vilanek as chairman of the Supervisory Board," said Udo Müller, CEO of Ströer Media AG.

About Ströer
Ströer Media AG is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe and is thus opening up new and innovative opportunities for targeted customer contact for its advertisers.

The Ströer Group commercializes several thousand websites and more than 280,000 out-of-home advertising faces. With consolidated revenue of EUR 634m for the full year 2013, Ströer Media AG is one of largest providers of out-of-home media in Europe in terms of revenue.

The Ströer Group has approximately 2,200 employees at over 70 locations.

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Ströer Media AG
Marc Sausen
Head of Group Communication 
Ströer-Allee 1. 50999 Cologne
Phone: +49 (0) 2236 / 96 45-246

IR Contact
Ströer Media AG
Dafne Sanac
Investor & Credit Relations Manager
Phone: +49 (0)2236 / 96 45-356 


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