epa european pressphoto agency


Piotr Ambroziak appointed Director International Marketing & Sales

Frankfurt, 19 July 2012


Piotr Ambroziak, 39, has been appointed Director International Marketing & Sales of epa european pressphoto agency. This was announced in Frankfurt today by epa's President and CEO, Jörg Schierenbeck.


Ambroziak, who holds a Master of Business Administration and a degree in law and intercultural studies, formerly worked as Commercial Director of epa's shareholding agency PAP in Poland and was a member of epa's Supervisory Board.


"Piotr Ambroziak is the perfect executive to lead epa’s Marketing & Sales to the next important phase of our development," Schierenbeck said. "Piotr, whom I have known for many years, knows the news agency business very well, is intimately familiar with the picture business, has proved his strength in developing the online business and last but not least: He knows epa and its enormous potential."


In mid-August, Piotr Ambroziak will take over the position of Director International Marketing & Sales from Sandra Boerma, 35, who decided to leave the company at the end of July after a total of nine years with epa to seek new professional challenges.


"We thank Sandra for all her hard work in setting up epa’s global sales structure since 2003 and for successfully heading epa’s international business since 2003. On behalf of the colleagues in Frankfurt and abroad, I wish her all the best for her personal and professional future," Schierenbeck said.



About epa: epa built a name as the leading newsphoto source from Europe since its founding in 1985. epa is owned by 11 of Europe's finest news and pictures agencies, and the cream of their current newsphotos forms part of the epa product. On May 1, 2003, the agency went one step further and set up its own world-wide network of photographers. Today, an average of 1000 epa pictures per day reach hundreds of newspapers and other subscribers on all continents. epa photos have been awarded prestigious prizes in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa.



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