PTA-News: Syzygy AG: Franziska von Lewinski becomes CEO of SYZYGY AG

Monday, 31. August 2020 09:53

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Bad Homburg (pta012/31.08.2020/09:53) - SYZYGY AG, a leading consultancy and implementation partner for digital transformation of marketing and sales, has appointed a new CEO. Franziska von Lewinski will take up her position with effect from January 1, 2021. The company will then once again be led by a three-member management team, comprising CEO Franziska von Lewinski and the two current board members, Frank Ladner as Chief Technology Officer and Erwin Greiner as Chief Financial Officer.

Franziska von Lewinski joins the firm from agency group fischerAppelt AG where as a board member she built up fischerAppelt's digital business. She previously spent 14 years in senior positions at digital agency Interone, most recently as CEO. Her clients at fischerAppelt included T-Systems, Merck, Hilti, Toom Baumarkt, SunExpress and Deutsche Bahn.

Lewinski is one of Germany's most highly regarded digital strategists. She sees her role as a driver of digital transformation, with a huge passion for innovation, creative services, content, performance, brands and digital business models. She is dedicated to supporting interdisciplinary work and is committed to digital education. She sits on the Square Innovation Hub advisory board and is an honorary member of the Digital Economy Committee at Hamburg Chamber of Commerce. Lewinski switched careers to the emerging digital industry 20 years ago, having previously worked in London as a civil engineer, graduating with a master's degree from the University of East London.

"Franziska von Lewinski is one of the most influential players in the digital sector. We're delighted to have succeeded in recruiting one of our industry's well-respected leaders to head up SYZYGY AG. Her strategic expertise, technological capabilities and client focus will enable SYZYGY to continue to help grow its clients' business and develop further opportunities with clients and agencies across WPP," said Wilfried Beeck, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SYZYGY AG.

About the SYZYGY Group

SYZYGY is a leading consultancy and implementation partner for transformation of marketing and sales. SYZYGY designs, creates and orchestrates digital experiences and products for brands, companies and people. The Group's core services are strategy, products and activation, with technology as the connecting and scaling element.

Founded in 1995, the SYZYGY Group is listed on the German stock exchange and part of the WPP network. It employs some 600 people across four countries and has offices in Bad Homburg, Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich, London, New York and Warsaw.

In addition to the main brand, SYZYGY, and strategy consultancy firm diffferent, the Group includes Polish design studio Ars Thanea. Its clients include prestigious brands such as AVIS, BMW, Commerzbank, Consorsbank, Daimler, Deutsche Bank, Kyocera, Lufthansa, Mazda, Miles & More,, o2, PayPal, Porsche, health insurer Techniker Krankenkasse and Volkswagen.


emitter: Syzygy AG
address: Horexstraße 28, 61352 Bad Homburg
country: Germany
contact person: Susan Wallenborn
phone: +49 6172 9488-252

ISIN(s): DE0005104806 (share)
stock exchanges: regulated market in Frankfurt; free market in Stuttgart, free market in Munich, free market in Hamburg, free market in Dusseldorf; open market in Berlin

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