Joint leadership for Webgains in Germany – Richard Oberhofer to join Andreas Sasnovskis in heading the companyBack to overview
Nuremberg/Munich, 04 March 2019 – Richard Oberhofer has joined the international affiliate marketing network Webgains, an ad pepper media group company, on 01 March 2019. Alongside Andreas Sasnovskis, he will be responsible for Webgains’s operations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Oberhofer will develop the Munich office, which opened a year ago, while Andreas Sasnovskis will continue to work from the Nuremberg office. They will henceforth lead Webgains jointly and will work together on the strategic development of the company.
Oberhofer previously worked for many years at Awin/affilinet in various roles, most recently as Director Partner & Key Account Management. His in-depth expertise in affiliate marketing and his extensive network will enable him to contribute substantially to Webgains Germany’s strategic and operative development of new partnerships with agencies, publishers and advertisers from the moment he assumes his new role.
Oberhofer is looking forward to the new challenge: ‘I am delighted to be part of an internationally agile and modern company like Webgains, for which client relationships on an equal footing are of the utmost importance. The affiliate market holds huge potential, and with the right team, flexible state-of-the-art technology and the right partners, it will continue to gain in importance.’
Jens Körner, CEO of the ad pepper media group, says: ‘Webgains is already a leading European player in the field of performance marketing. Our aim is to further develop the business in our key strategic markets and to systematically exploit our competitive advantages in each market. With Richard Oberhofer, we are gaining an employee who will contribute significantly to the development of the network as a whole, as well as the German market in particular.’
Webgains is based in London and serves an international client base. As part of the network’s expansion strategy, the Munich office was opened last March as a second branch alongside the Nuremberg office, in order to better respond to the requirements of advertisers, agencies and publishers.
The affiliate marketing network Webgains is a member of the ad pepper media group, headquartered in London. The company was founded in 2005, and has additional offices in locations including Nuremberg, Munich, Bristol, Paris, Madrid and New York. Webgains innovative platform is available in 14 markets worldwide, enabling advertisers to manage their partner programmes efficiently. The performance marketing network supports customers in 195 countries and advertised over 20 million products in the online sector in 2017, resulting in a gross sales value (GSV) of EUR 1 billion.
Webgains vision is to make affiliate marketing intuitive, predictive and proactive with the help of cognitive technologies. The aim is to let performance marketing benefit from the latest developments in AI and machine learning.
Webgains UK has been nominated for 5 Awards in the forthcoming PerformanceIn “International Performance Marketing” Awards and in May 2018 won the PerformixX award and is one of the top two leading German affiliate networks in the field of display