Ringier Axel Springer Media AG

Ringier Axel Springer Media AG

The company was established on 1 July 2010, following the signing of a joint venture agreement between Swiss Ringier AG and German company Axel Springer SE, in order to consolidate international operations in Central and Eastern Europe. Today, Ringier Axel Springer manages a wide assortment of more than 165 print and online editions on the markets in Serbia, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Thanks to the daily newspapers Fakt, Novy Cas and Blic, Ringier Axel Springer Media AG secured a leading position in the tabloid media markets of a number of Central and Eastern European countries, as well as being one of the largest magazine publishers in the region. In addition, the company is constantly developing and expanding its offer in the field of digital media. The company is headquartered in Zurich and employs around 3,100 people.

Key facts

Mother Company

Ringier AG and Axel Springer SE

Business Form

private

Legal Form

share corporations (joint stock)

Business Sectors

publishing

Ownership

Ringier AG

Ringier AG is a privately owned multinational media company established in Switzerland in 1833. In addition to over 120 printed publications worldwide, Ringier owns significant shares in a number of TV and radio stations and produces a range of TV programs. It is also very active in the online media world, with more than 200 internet or mobile portals that it manages. With its headquarters in Zurich, Ringier employs over 7,000 employees worldwide.

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Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other Print Outlets

Blic zena

Other Online Outlets

Facts

Media Business

Printing House

APM Print (100)

Business

Sales, advertising, pressroom

Ringier Axel Springer Media AG (100)

International Business

Print and publishing all across Eastern Europe: Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary

General Information

Founding Year

2010

Founder

Ringier AG and Axel Springer SE

Affiliated Interests Founder

Ringier AG is a privately owned multinational media company established in Switzerland in 1833. In addition to over 120 printed publications worldwide, Ringier owns significant shares in a number of TV and radio stations and produces a range of TV programs. It is also very active in the online media world, with more than 200 internet or mobile portals that it manages. With its headquarters in Zurich, Ringier employs over 7,000 employees worldwide.

Employees

Company Ringier Axel Springer Media AG with headquarters in Zurich has around 3,100 employees. Ringier Axel Springer ltd in Serbia had 392 employees in 2015 according to official records of the Serbian Business Registers Agency.

Contact

Kreuzstrasse 26, Zürich 8008, Switzerland

Website: www.ringieraxelspringer.com

Tax/ ID Number

ID number: 984250

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Management

Executive Board + Interests Executive Board

Mark Dekan

Mark Dekan is CEO of Ringier Axel Springer Media AG. He is presiding the Ringier Axel Springer Leadership Team. In addition to his role as CEO of the Joint Venture, he is also CEO of the ONET-RAS Polska Group as well as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Grupa ONET.pl and Media Impact Polska.
Before his appointment as CEO of Ringier Axel Springer Media AG in 2013, according to his biography published on official website of this company, he was as CFO responsible for the establishment and management of the finance function of the group. Prior to joining Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, he was since 2008 Manager of the Finance and Services Division at Axel Springer SE and prior worked in various in senior financial positions.

Further Information

Active Transparency

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Meta Data

Aside from publishing, which is the main business of both Ringier Axel Springer in Serbia and in Switzerland, the company is active in advertising and sales. Ringier Axel Springer ltd also has two specialised portals – the online shop Nonstopshop.rs and travel portal Superodmor.rs – as well as the forum ana.rs.

Data on number of employees for 2016 is still not available.

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