DUSSELDORF, Germany, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oliver Czok, 44, has been appointed Managing Director Digital Europe of Euro RSCG and at the same time takes up the position of digital Head of the Euro RSCG Group in Germany.
"I am very pleased that Oliver Czok – one of the most experienced digital specialists, will be joining our European Board. This will enable us to systematically carry on with our strategy to substantially foster the European development of our group from our base in Germany," said Andreas Geyr, CEO Euro RSCG Europe.
Oliver Czok has more than 15 years of experience as a businessman and a board member in the digital agency business. Together with other partners, he founded the deepblue networks AG in 2001 and has been Chairman and Head of the Digital Solutions Department for 10 years. During this period deepblue networks' staff grew to 160 employees with offices in Hamburg, Budapest, Stockholm and Moscow before it was sold to Commarco (Scholz & Friends).
"Oliver is one of the very few talents I met who has a holistic view of digital; not only as new media but also as a new world that fundamentally changes marketing," adds Christian de la Villehuchet, CEO Euro RSCG Europe.
Oliver Czok has been responsible in the digital sector for brands including AOL, Burger King, Deutsche Post, ebay, Honda, Horzu, KIA, MTV, OBI, Otto, ProSieben, RAN, RWE, Sat.1, Swatch, Tchibo, TV Digital, numerous Unilever brands, VHV Versicherung, Vodafone, West, XING and many more.
"We want to grow organically, by acquisitions and by alliances within the digital sector," said Czok. "We are looking for digital companies that wish to remain entrepreneurs in coming years and are looking for the chance to expand together with us into Europe," he added.
As of 2008 Czok, who has a degree in German business administration, was a partner on the Commarco Partner Board.
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Euro RSCG Worldwide is a leading integrated marketing communications agency and was the first agency to be named Global Agency of the Year by both Advertising Age and Campaign in the same year. Euro RSCG is made up of 233 offices in 75 countries and provides advertising, marketing, corporate communications, and digital and social media solutions to clients including Air France, Charles Schwab, Citigroup, Danone Group, IBM, Kraft Foods, Lacoste, Merck, PSA Peugeot Citroen, Reckitt Benckiser, Sanofi, and Volvo. Euro RSCG Worldwide is the largest unit of Havas, a world leader in communications (Euronext: HAV.PA) (Paris: HAV.PA).
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