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Gruner + Jahr launches VOGUE in the Netherlands

Hamburg, 28 November 2011
In the Netherlands, Gruner + Jahr subsidiary G+J Uitgevers will launch the Dutch edition of VOGUE in spring 2012.


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Reorganisation of Gruner + Jahr Germany's publishing groups as of 1 February 2012

Hamburg, 27 November 2011
Gruner + Jahr Germany will restructure the organisation of its publishing groups as of 1 February 2012.


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A new addition to the international GEO family: GEO EPOCHE launches in the Czech Republic

Hamburg, 01 November 2011
GEO EPOCHE, Germany's market-leading single-topic history magazine and part of the GEO family, will hit the newsstands in the Czech Republic for the first time on November 2, 2011.


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Henri Nannen Prize competition 2012 launches with a new category and new jury members

Hamburg, 01 November 2011
Europe's leading magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr and its magazine stern are awarding the Henri Nannen Prize for the eighth time.


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Gruner + Jahr: Successful in core business – G+J increases revenues in first half of 2011 – results remain on high level

Hamburg, 31 August 2011
Group revenues at Gruner + Jahr rose considerably year-on-year to ;euro; 1,250 million (2010: ;euro; 1,217 million) while operating EBIT remained almost the same as in 2010.


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Four new members join Gruner + Jahr AG's supervisory board

Hamburg, 28 August 2011
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At its last Annual General Meeting, four new members were elected to Gruner + Jahr AG's supervisory board with immediate effect: Dr.


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G+J / Motor Presse Stuttgart launches CARRO HOJE in Brazil

Hamburg, 28 August 2011
Motor Presse Stuttgart is considerably extending its market presence in Brazil with the launch of CARRO HOJE, Brazil's first weekly car magazine.


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Gruner + Jahr launches QUEST magazine in South Africa

Hamburg, 28 August 2011
This week, Gruner + Jahr is due to launch an English-language edition of Dutch magazine QUEST in South Africa.


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Gruner + Jahr acquires majority interest in MaXposure Media Group, India

Hamburg, 03 August 2011

G+J International is acquiring a 78.75 percent interest in MaXposure Media Group India Pvt. Ltd., the effective date being July 1st, 2011.merl.christianguj.de


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Axel Bogocz appointed Publisher and CEO of Verlagsgruppe NEWS

Hamburg, 20 July 2011
Axel Bogocz, 47, will take over as Publisher and CEO of Verlagsgruppe NEWS on 1 September 2011.


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Gruner + Jahr International extends its executive team

Hamburg, 27 June 2011
According to the growth of the international activities of Gruner + Jahr, Torsten-Jörn Klein, President of G+J International, is reorganising his division's executive team:
Stefan Gneuß (45), currently CFO and Executive Vice President G+J International, has been appointed COO G+J International with effect from July 1, 2011 and will take on the responsibilities of Bernd Rademann.


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The Henri Nannen Prize 2011 goes to:

Hamburg, 05 May 2011

ortage/Feature: René; Pfister (DER SPIEGEL), Documentary: Ulrike Demmer, Markus Feldenkirchen, Ullrich Fichtner, Matthias Gebauer, John Goetz, Hauke Goos, Jochen-Martin Gutsch, Susanne Koelbl, Shoib Najafizada, Christoph Schwennicke, Holger Stark (DER SPIEGEL), Investigative: Christine Kröger (Weser-Kurier) Humor: Hans Zippert (Die WELT) Photo Feature: Stephan Vanfleteren (DU-ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR KULTUR) and Special Award: Susan Leinemann (ZEIT MAGAZIN)

The Gruner + Jahr publishing house and stern also presented a 2011 Henri Nannen Prize to Wolf Schneider for his lifetime achievement in publishing and journalism.


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The Henri Nannen Award 2011 for services to press freedom has been awarded to the editorial department of the French newspaper "Le Canard enchain;eacute;"

Hamburg, 19 April 2011
The Henri Nannen Award 2011 for special dedication to freedom of the press has been awarded to the French newspaper "Le Canard enchainé;.


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Gruner + Jahr Grows Its Revenues, Achieves Significant Profit Leap

Hamburg, 30 March 2011
Thanks to slight organic growth, G+J generated increased revenues and achieved an excellent operating result, above pre-crisis levels, in fiscal 2010. Following the global economic and financial crisis and successfully implemented structural measures as well as investments in new businesses, brands and titles, the company was able to strengthen its market position, especially in Germany, and grew its operating result significantly.


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Ligatus France concludes exclusive agreement with the largest titles of the French daily and weekly press

Hamburg, 13 March 2011
Les Echos, Le Figaro, Libé;ration, Le Parisien / Aujourd'hui en France) and three weekly journals(L'Express, Le Nouvel Observateur, Le Point) have closed an exclusive partnership with Ligatus for the marketing of their text link formats in the area of performance marketing in France.


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Gruner + Jahr and Motor Presse appoint Sonia Fuentes Managing Director of GPS

Hamburg, 09 February 2011
Effective 1 March 2011 the Board of Directors of the Spanish publishing services company Gesti;oacute;n de Publicaciones y Publicidad (GPS) appointed previous CFO Sonia Fuentes to the position of Managing Director of GPS.GPS was founded in 2007 as a publishing services joint venture with its registered office in Madrid and equal shares held by GyJ Espa;ntilde;a (Gruner + Jahr) and Motorpress Ibé;rica (Motor Presse Stuttgart). GPS provides a comprehensive range of publishing services, from production and distribution to advertisement sales and complete IT solutions as well as administrative services.


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G+J International Media Sales (IMS) begins international marketing in Germany and opens an international office in Hamburg.

Hamburg, 20 January 2011
International Media Claudia Scheil, since January 2011 IMS has expanded its field of activity to include the international advertising budgets of German companies, thereby increasing its relevance as a global marketing partner. Upon opening its new office, IMS had already won the well-known business magazine "Forbes" and British Airways' renowned in-flight and ambient media as new clients.