Burda International announced the appointment of Margaret Ann Dowling as new Regional Director for Burda Poland and the Czech Republic

Munich, Germany and Warsaw, Poland, 15-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — As of January 01, 2014, Margaret Ann Dowling will take over the position of Regional Director for Poland and the Czech Republic at Burda International. She 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, she 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” says Dowling.

Dowling has been the CEO of Marquard Media Hungary since 2005, previous to that she was the Managing Director of Hearst Sanoma Kft 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 comments on this appointment: “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.”

background information:

About Burda Poland:
In Poland, Burda currently publishes 49 titles, among them globally successful magazines such as Elle, Glamour, InStyle, National Geographic and BurdaStyle. Burda is the leading publisher in the food, garden, travel, women advisory and popular science segments. Burda publishes the two highest circulation magazines in the women’s monthly sector Przyslij Przepis and Dobre Rady. In terms of readers and advertising market share, Burda is among the top three magazine publishers in Poland.

About Burda Czech Republic:
Burda currently publishes 42 titles in the Czech Republic, including the international brands Elle, InStyle, Marie Claire, BurdaStyle and Maxim. Burda belongs to the leading publishers in the women’s lifestyle and advisory segments publishing Svět ženy, the best sold monthly women’s magazine in the Czech Republic. Burda occupies a leading position in both the readers and the advertising markets.

About Burda International:
Burda International GmbH is active in 17 markets and currently publishes over 290 magazines as well as a large number of digital media services. Burda International is a leading publisher in Central and Eastern Europe and rapidly expanding in the Asian markets. More than 2400 people work for Burda International.

For further queries please contact
Berthold Heidbüchel
Hubert Burda Media
Corporate Communications
Arabellastraße 23
81925 München
Tel.: +49 89 9250-3509
Email: berthold.heidbuechel@burda.com


Margaret Ann Dowling

Margaret Ann Dowling


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