Experienced online marketing expert reinforces team as Vice President Marketing & Sales Europe and member of the executive team
Hamburg, June 4th 2014 – ADvendio, provider of order management systems for digital advertising, intends to strengthen its position as the leading ad management platform in Europe and expands its team with an industry heavyweight. Manuel Koubek has several years of experience with online marketing and reinforces ADvendio as Vice President Marketing & Sales Europe and member of the executive board. The 41-year-old reports directly to ADvendio founder and managing director Bernd Bube.
In his new position Manuel Koubek is responsible for the transnational strategic and operational development of the licence business. His main focus lies within the areas sales, marketing and customer service. With his extensive expertise and industry network Koubek is going to support both the growth of ADvendio in Europe as well as the launch of new solutions in the field of print and out-of-home.
Prior to joining ADvendio Koubek worked nearly five years at Smart AdServer in Berlin where he served as country manager Germany. His responsibilities included, among others, building of the sales and service organization, strategic development of the various business areas and the expansion and maintenance of new and existing customers. Koubek made Smart the leading supplier in the mobile segment. Previously, he was responsible for customer development and sales management at Oracle and worked three years in sales at Winterheller Software, a provider of corporate performance management solutions.
“Switching to ADvendio is a logical next step for me”, says Manuel Koubek. “I am convinced that top publishers and sales houses need to embrace technologies that give them greater transparency and control over the entire ad sales process. ADvendio’s offers in this area are unique in the market. I am looking forward to further develop the great work the team has achieved to date. My goal is to position ADvendio as flexible and innovative ad management platform for sales houses in Europe.”
“Due to his extensive experience in selling technology solutions and his European publisher network Manuel Koubek is the perfect choice for leading the ADvendio sales team. Our product, which is built on the salesforce.com cloud platform, is ideally suited for international growth. We are happy to drive our growth together in the European market”, says Bernd Bube, managing director ADvendio.