Christoph Grau appointed COO of Ringier Axel Springer Media

The COO position is a new one. Ringier Axel Springer says Grau will focus on accelerating further digitisation of the activities in Hungary, Slovakia and Serbia.

Previously, Grau was chief digital officer of Macmillan Education and prior to this was senior group strategy manager at Holtzbrinck.

Mark Dekan, CEO, Ringier Axel Springer Media said: “Christoph Grau has a strong background in the media industry with a special focus on digital publishing. In his role as COO, he will closely work with Jonny Crowe and myself on the further digitisation of our publishing business and the diversification of the portfolio.”

Ringier Axel Springer is a FIPP member company.

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