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MEC Germany Names Lars Magnus Kirschke CEO

staging.lbbonline.com, 2 years, 8 months ago

Lars succeeds Matthias Brüll who becomes CEO of GroupM Germany

MEC Germany Names Lars Magnus Kirschke CEO

MEC, a leading media agency, today named Lars Magnus Kirschke CEO of MEC Germany. The announcement was made by Alastair Aird, Chief Operating Officer, Global, and Chairman for MEC EMEA. Lars joins MEC at the beginning of April, where he will succeed Matthias Brüll who steps up to lead GroupM in Germany.

MEC Germany has had an outstanding few years under Matthias’ leadership with significant wins, in the last 12 months including accounts for Vodafone, Netflix, Momondo and Tiffany & Co. In addition, the agency was classified ‘dominant’, the top ranking, by the latest qualitative evaluation report from RECMA.

Speaking on the appointment, Alastair Aird said, “MEC in Germany is a brilliant agency with an incredibly strong and successful management team. Lars brings valuable digital experience and broad knowledge of the media industry to MEC. In addition, he has robust management experience. I believe that we couldn’t have found a better person to replace Matthias, who we wish the best of luck in his new role. With Lars on board, MEC has a valuable addition to our thriving leadership community, in Germany as well as in EMEA. We are in a perfect place to continue to deliver on our ambition to be out client’s most valued business partner.”

Lars Magnus Kirschke said, “I am joining MEC at an exciting time. I believe that MEC has the talent, the culture and the organisation it takes to deliver true growth to clients in our transforming media landscape. I am delighted to be part of the team.”

Genre: People