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Berlin, 28 January 2015
Klopotek AG
Klopotek AG expands Executive Board
As part of the strategic development of the Klopotek Group – international
supplier of software and services to publishers – the Executive Board of
Klopotek AG will be expanded in 2015. Together with Ulrich Klopotek von
Glowczewski, CEO and Chairman, Peter Karwowski, Ernst Lopes Cardozo and
Klaus-Peter Stegen will be responsible for providing leadership to Klopotek AG.
Peter Karwowski, previously Chief Technology Officer for hgv in Hamburg
(Hanseatische Gesellschaft für Verlagsservice mbH), will join Klopotek AG on 1 April
2015 and will become CTO and Head of Klopotek Software & Technology Services.
Ernst Lopes Cardozo, in his most recent position Managing Director Klopotek Europe,
will become Chief Sales Officer of Klopotek AG and will be responsible for the sales
activities of the Klopotek offices in Amsterdam, Paris, London and New York.
Klaus-Peter Stegen who joined Klopotek & Partner GmbH in April 2014 as Chairman
of the Managing Board, will become Chief Operating Officer D-A-CH. In this position,
he will be responsible for the business activities of the Klopotek Group in Austria,
Germany and Switzerland. Joining Ulrich Klopotek in the same position at a different
company, Klaus-Peter Stegen has also been appointed Managing Director of the
newly established The Publishers’ Forum GmbH, a spin-off company of Klopotek
which is now the organizer of the annual international Publishers’ Forum (next event:
27-28 April 2015).
The appointment of these experienced managers in the areas of publishing and
technology to the Executive Board of Klopotek AG is an additional step in Klopotek’s
strategy of redesigning the well-established Klopotek functionality in the form of webbased applications providing first-class usability on both computers and portables and
focusing on the complex and rapidly changing needs of the company’s customers.
For more information please contact:
Sylvia Pordzik
PA to the CEO
Klopotek AG
Tel.: +49 30.884 53 182
E-mail: [email protected]
Schlueterstrasse 39
10629 Berlin
Tel. +49 (0) 30.884 53-182
Fax +49 (0) 30.884 53-100
About Klopotek
Klopotek is the leading supplier of software and consulting services for print and online
publishers. More than 350 publishers, with over 14,000 users, rely on Klopotek to help
them manage their business and achieve their goals.
Klopotek software supports the entire publishing value chain for print and digital
products. Klopotek STREAM is a platform for user interaction across computers and
portables, which provides unparalleled usability on laptops, tablets and smartphones.
Klopotek has developed and is in the process of developing various Java-based apps,
which run on the Klopotek STREAM platform.
In 2013, €5.3 billion publishing revenue and 3 million subscriptions were sold via
Klopotek Order to Cash (O2C). Worldwide half a million authors with contracts worth
€1.25 billion were managed on 250 Klopotek Contracts, Rights & Royalties (CR&R)
systems. The revenue that was processed with Klopotek CR&R totaled €3.3 billion.
The Klopotek Group has offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Munich, Paris and New
York. The Group’s 150+ staff come from 18 nations around the globe and many of
them have extensive experience in the publishing industry.