Hamburg, 14 February 2010 – G+J International Media Sales takes over the international marketing of "kicker," Germany's leading weekly soccer magazine.
G+J International Media Sales (G+J IMS) is taking over the overseas marketing of "kicker," Germany's leading weekly soccer magazine, effective immediately. "kicker" is published by Olympia Verlag,.
Its undisputed expertise makes "kicker" the leading trade magazine in the soccer segment. Approximately 3 million readers each week follow the latest goings-on in soccer in "kicker." With two issues per week, it is also the most up-to-date soccer magazine in Germany.
By taking over international ad sales for "kicker," G+J International Media Sales is emphasizing its strategic objective of continuing to successfully expand its third-party marketing business abroad. In addition to G+J's own magazines, G+J IMS already successfully handles the international marketing for other third-party clients, including the portfolio of Motor Presse Stuttgart, Ringier Deutschland and the Lufthansa Ambient Media offerings.
André; Freiheit, Director of G+J International Media Sales, said: "I am delighted that we have taken over international advertising sales for ;lsquo;kicker.' The magazine stands for journalistic quality and is renowned for its sports journalism. It enriches our international marketing portfolio and gives us the opportunity to once again underscore our claim to being the best quality marketer, on international level as well."
Axel Nieber, Head of Advertising at Olympia Verlag, added: "We look forward to working with the marketer G+J International Media Sales, which has an ideal international set-up with over 25 overseas branches and sales offices, and won us over with its scope of services and the quality of its marketing."
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