Richard Dennys is appointed as the new CEO of Webgains Group

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London, September 19, 2016 – The international performance marketing group, ad pepper media, appoints Richard Dennys as the new CEO of Webgains Group.

As of 1st October 2016, Richard Dennys takes responsibility for the strategic and operational management of Webgains Group across all its operating locations in the US, UK and mainland Europe.

Richard Dennys has held previously senior management positions across Europe for BBC, Qype, Nokia, Moonfruit and UK Government-backed TechCity UK. He was on the senior management team of during its sale to in 2012. He is a Fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Marketing, on the advisory board of Enterprise Nation and a mentor and judge for US-based innovation and start-up network Mass Challenge.

Dr. Ulrike Handel, CEO of ad pepper media International N.V. which is 100% shareholder of Webgains says, “I am delighted that we were able to elevate Richard Dennys to the role of CEO at Webgains. He is a true entrepreneur and arrives with over 20 years of running, scaling and advising performance-driven businesses. After managing the turnaround of ad pepper Group it is our focus to further grow and strengthen Webgains as our most important Group company and business segment.”

Richard Dennys adds, “I am excited to take on this challenge to continue to support and expand on the excellent growth and transformation of Webgains. We and our customers are entering a bright new era of data-driven performance marketing and I am greatly looking forward to leading and helping to further develop the dynamic, successful and smart Webgains team and accelerate technical and platform delivery efficiencies to further strengthen Webgains position as one the industry leading performance marketing networks.”

About Webgains Group
Headquartered in London, UK, Webgains Group is one of the leading European Performance Marketing Networks pioneering Powerfeed, the world’s most powerful digital assistant in the affiliate marketplace today. Founded in 2004 and acquired by ad pepper in 2006 Webgains represents affiliate marketing programmes for over 2.000 brands, including Nike, Mothercare, Samsung, Ann Summers, Lovehoney, Snow&Rock and Cotswold Outdoor promoting offers and deals across over 250,000 publishers across Europe and the US.

About ad pepper media
ad pepper media International N.V. is the holding company of what is one of the leading international performance marketing groups. It was founded in 1999 and has been listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since its IPO in 2000. With seven companies in four European countries and the USA, the ad pepper media Group offers global performance marketing solutions to customers such as ERGO, Nestlé and Opel. ad pepper media International N.V. comprises ad pepper media (lead generation), ad agents (performance marketing agency) and Webgains (affiliate marketing network). A total of 170 employees work at the Group’s holding and operating companies.


Press Contact:
ad pepper media International N.V.
Dr. Ulrike Handel