Paris, France – 11th September 2014 – NetMediaEurope has announced the appointment of Laurent Delaporte as Chief Executive Officer.
Laurent’s track record in the IT sector has allowed him to gain extensive experience of new technologies and the media, particularly within the Microsoft group, where he held the positions of Vice President of the European SMEs and Partners division, Deputy CEO of Microsoft France and, most recently, Vice President of Microsoft Advertising Europe. He also serves on the board of several companies and is a keen investor in start-ups.
Bernard Louis Roques, CEO and co-founder of Truffle Capital, shareholder of NetMediaEurope, said: “Laurent Delaporte is an experienced and recognised professional in online publishing technology and European digital marketing. As head of NetMediaEurope, he aims to firmly establish the group as the premier pan-European media organisation serving IT professionals. Present in seven countries, NetMediaEurope is a unique and innovative company, which embraces technology in order to flourish. This appointment represents a milestone, and demonstrates our commitment to support the construction and expansion of NetMediaEurope.”
Laurent Delaporte, CEO of NetMediaEurope, commented: “I am delighted to be joining such a dynamic group as NetMediaEurope. Our goal is to offer our readers quality information about IT, enabling them to make informed decisions about their technology investments, but also to provide brands and suppliers of corporate computing targeted quality audience engagement. We intend to continue our growth with a strong focus on technology, mobile and data.”
NetMediaEurope (www.netmediaeurope.com) is a European IT press group present in seven countries: the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and now Brazil. Through brands and recognised titles such as Silicon, Itespresso, TeckweekEurope, ChannelBiz, Gizmodo.fr, CNET and ZDnet.de, the group keeps a community of more than six million readers well informed each month in Europe.
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Marketing Manager, NetMediaEurope UK