WVG Medien has a two-man management team
Press release - November 22, 2007
(Hamburg/Cologne 22/11/2007) The WVG Medien GmbH in Hamburg, a company of the Splendid Group in Cologne, has appointed Klaus Schobel as a second Managing Director alongside Alexander Welzhofer with effect from 1/12/2007. In future Alexander Welzhofer and Klaus Schobel will share responsibility for the business activities of WVG Medien.
In his capacity as the second Managing Director of WVG Medien Klaus Schobel will be responsible above all for developing new business areas in sales and marketing. This includes networking with partners in and outside the film industry, (e.g. with companies from the health or food sector for fitness and wellness DVDs).
Schobel has many years of experience in sales and mar-keting, especially in the film and book trades. He has been Head of Direct Sales at the publishers, ADAC Verlag GmbH, in Munich for the last three years. From 2002 until 2004 Schobel worked for VCL Film + Medien AG in Mu-nich as Head of Business Development and was respon-sible for developing new concepts in product/marketing and sales. He gained additional useful experience in the sector between 1994 and 2002 in various positions of re-sponsibility, most recently as Marketing Director Europe for the internationally renowned publishers Time-Life In-ternational in Munich.
Klaus Schobel: Film and film-related themes were always my passion. I am glad to be developing new plans and campaigns for marketing our products and to be opening up new sales routes, along with Alexander Welzhofer and the WVG team.
Alexander Welzhofer: Klaus Schobel brings a wealth of experience from the film and publishing fields and is very well informed about the possibilities for introducing new sales routes. I look forward very much to working together in a stimulating way.