Licensing agency combines French and German group’s to create new Central Europe division.
Joachim Knoedler, managing director, CPLG Central Europe
First, Joachim Knoedler, managing director of CPLG Germany, has taken on the additional task of heading CPLG France in the newly created role of managing director of CPLG Central Europe. He will succeed the current managing director of CPLG France, Virginie Kleinclaus-Renard, who will depart the company in early May.
“Jo has been one of the early pioneers of our German business with immense passion and drive, and I look forward to him bringing his wealth of experience to a new challenge as we expand our entertainment and brands business across the region,” says Peter Byrne, chief executive officer, CPLG.
Furthermore, Concetta Galani has been promoted to commercial director of CPLG France and Clementine Goutaine has been elevated to retail and marketing director of CPLG France.
Meanwhile, Romina Ivanisevic has also been upped to the position of commercial director of CPLG Germany and Sven
Finally, Slawek Ekiert has been promoted to commercial director of CPLG Nordic and CEE.
“As our business continues to grow in Europe we have continued to build and develop our own in-house talent and these changes enable us to consolidate our European footprint and position us strongly for the next stages of growth,” says Byrne.
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