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Mindshare strengthens digital expertise with new executives

Frankfurt am, October 12th, 2017 – Sustainable reinforcement for the Mindshare management team: The media agency is further expanding its digital expertise with Lukas Adamis and Dennis Heidman. As the new Head of Strategy, proven digital strategist Lukas Adamis will be responsible for the strategic brand development of Mindshare's clients as of December 1st, 2017. The strategic consultant, experienced in brand communication, data science and complex campaign architectures, will focus on the excellent combination of brand strategy and digital transformation of agency clients such as Jaguar Land Rover, Red Bull, Ravensburger and Nike. In his team, he will be supported by digital expert Thilo Süßmann, who comes from Carat Germany and will become the new Strategy Group Head Digital at Mindshare as of January 1st,2018. Dennis Heidman has been on board as the new client lead Unilever and office lead Hamburg since October 1st,2017. As a proven digital expert, Dennis Heidman brings 18 years of digital marketing experience to the company, which will directly benefit both future media campaigns from agency client Unilever and the entire Mindshare team at the Hamburg office.

“Digital planning and consulting expertise in the agency business is rapidly gaining in importance due to the unrestrained digitalization of the entire media industry. As the first contact person for our clients when it comes to integrated brand and communication solutions across all media channels, a strong digital expertise is one of the absolute skills for us that we are constantly expanding. With Lukas Adamis and Dennis Heidman, we are strengthening our digital know-how with two experienced top executives who will ideally complement our team." explains Stefan Uhl, CEO Mindshare Germany.

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Prior to joining Mindshare, Lukas Adamis was Director Strategy and a member of Carat Germany’s Executive Board with responsibility for the Hamburg, Wiesbaden and Düsseldorf locations. In this position, the 43-year-old developed successful data strategies and cross-channel media campaigns for clients such as Lego, MasterCard, Mondelez, Gelbe Seiten, GoreTex and Ergo. Previously, Lukas Adamis was Strategy Director at Saatchi & Saatchi and held various Strategy Planning positions at Cheil Communications/Samsung, Young & Rubicam, Publicis, Jung von Matt and TBWA.

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Dennis Heidman comes from Masterplan Media, where he successfully built up and expanded the agency's digital competence as a member of the management board. Previously, the 42-year-old was Head of Digital and a member of the Executive Board of Vizeum Germany, where he was responsible for the entire digital orientation of the two locations in Wiesbaden and Hamburg. During his career, Dennis Heidman has held leading positions at Carat Germany, Xenion Isobar, Beyond Interaction - Mediacom and SinnerSchrader. His clients included P&G, Beiersdorf, Deutsche Bank, Adidas, Disney, Commerzbank, Warner Bros and Volkswagen.

Photo material of Lukas Adamis, Dennis Heidman and Thilo Süßmann can be provided on request.

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About Mindshare

We were born in Asia in 1997, a start up with a desire to change the media world. Now we are a global agency with 116 offices in 86 countries and billings of $35bn (source: RECMA). We aim to be our clients’ lead business partner, to grow their business and drive profitability through adaptive and inventive marketing. We do this through speed, teamwork and provocation because in today’s world everything begins and ends in media. We create new things and have fun doing it. Mindshare is part of GroupM, the media investment management arm of WPP, the world’s leading communications services group. Visit us at www.mindshareworld.com/germany and follow us on Twitter @mindshareDEfacebook.com/mindshareGermany und LinkedIn.com/company/mindshare.