Margaret Ann Dowling has been appointed regional director for Poland and the Czech Republic at Burda International.
Dowling will be responsible for the entire print and digital business in these two Central European markets. Additional to the strategic development of the print portfolios and the existing brands, Dowling will focus on strengthening the advertising-related and digital business development in the region.
“I look forward to collaborating with the local teams in providing excellent, authoritative, multi-platform content to premium audiences, whilst also providing our advertising partners with innovative solutions across our market leading brands,” said Dowling.
Dowling has been CEO of Marquard Media Hungary since 2005. Previous, to that she was managing director of Hearst Sanoma in Hungary. She has been involved in launching and developing more than 40 different brands and developed many digital and mobile projects.
Fabrizio D’Angelo, CEO of Burda International said: “I am especially glad to welcome Margaret Ann in this position. She has a proven and successful track record in print publishing and digital business in Central Europe. I wish her and our teams in Poland and the Czech Republic lots of success for the exciting times ahead of us.”