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Christian Mayer new Managing Director at TELEFUNKEN Licenses GmbH

Frankfurt am Main, 28 July 2014 – TELEFUNKEN Licenses GmbH in Frankfurt has appointed Mr. Christian Mayer (36) as Managing Director. He is primarily responsible for sales and contract management. Christian Mayer is taking over the responsibility of Mr. Hans Walter Jakobi, who has retired from his position as managing director at TELEFUNKEN Licenses GmbH, but will continue to support the company as an advisor. In addition, Mr. Philippe Maugeais will continue as Managing Director of TELEFUNKEN Licenses GmbH with main responsibilities for finance and communication. He has held various positions with the TELEFUNKEN Group since 2010.

Prior to his assignment as managing director of TELEFUNKEN Licenses GmbH, Christian Mayer successfully built Ferrari’s global licensing business in the credit card industry from 2011 to 2013 during his tenure as managing director of the responsible business unit at Live Holding AG. Christian Mayer served as a member of the Executive Board at the investment company Live Holding AG from 2005 to 2010 and was, among other things, jointly responsible for acquiring TELEFUNKEN Licenses GmbH in 2007. In light of this, he is very familiar with TELEFUNKEN´s brand licensing activities. Christian Mayer is a business graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (USA).

About TELEFUNKEN Licenses GmbH
Since the company was founded in 1903, the TELEFUNKEN brand has stood for the basic principles of German engineering, namely high quality and innovation. Today, the rights to the trademark are held by TELEFUNKEN Licenses GmbH, Frankfurt am Main. Together with companies belonging to the TELEFUNKEN Partner Alliance, a worldwide network of independent enterprises, a wide range of products reflecting the traditional brand values are being developed and distributed in the fields of TV, video, audio, smart devices, small & large household appliances, smart home, energy, and more.


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