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picturemaxx AG with New Management

Updated: Mar 14, 2023

Thomas Mäling, new CEO at picturemaxx
Thomas Mäling

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Munich, August 1st, 2022

picturemaxx AG with New Management

Thomas Mäling has been appointed to the Management Board of picturemaxx AG. He will succeed Gerhard Feigl and Marcin Czyzewski, who will relinquish their Management Board activities and take on advisory roles.

The internationally experienced manager Thomas Mäling has commenced his work on the Management Board of picturemaxx AG. He is a proven expert in the media industry with many years of practical experience in various management positions at global media companies such as Bertelsmann, Disney, Sky, and Hubert Burda Media. Most recently, the marketing, sales, and license management expert advised with his consulting firm T.M.C. clients in omnichannel retail and the publishing industry on topics ranging from strategy and digital transformation to the design and implementation of cloud-based CRM solutions.

The Supervisory Board of picturemaxx AG appointed him as the sole member of the company’s Management Board and entrusted him with the mandate of managing the market leader in the professional picture market with immediate effect. For the following years, the Supervisory Board plans to award the mandate on a longer-term basis.

The previous members of picturemaxx AG’s Management Board, Gerhard Feigl and Marcin Czyzewski, left the stock corporation’s management by mutual agreement after the end of their contract term in order to devote themselves to new challenges. They will remain connected to picturemaxx AG in an advisory capacity.

Dr. Oliver Beyer, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of picturemaxx AG, explains: “We are very pleased to have gained in Thomas Mäling a CEO who possesses both many years of management experience and valuable industry knowledge.” And adds: “On behalf of the Supervisory Board, I would like to thank Gerhard Feigl and Marcin Czyzewski for their work on the Management Board and their achievements throughout the company’s sustained development into new products and markets, which will now be continued by Thomas Mäling.”

Thomas Mäling, the new CEO says: “picturemaxx is extremely interesting in terms of its strategic positioning which is paired with clear unique selling points and value-adding customer benefits. I am very much looking forward to the team, our customers, and the exciting and challenging task of further expanding the market opportunities of picturemaxx AG and its partners, and leveraging the potential for profitable growth.”

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picturemaxx AG – the market leader in the professional stock photo market

picturemaxx is the world's largest network of professional providers and buyers of visual content, empowering users to efficiently procure, organize and distribute digital assets.

As a market-leading software and technology company, picturemaxx has more than 35 years of experience in this sector.

picturemaxx Media Network and my-picturemaxx

The picturemaxx Media Network brings together professional users and media providers. The media search engine my-picturemaxx enables media users to search and license all media offered via this network with a single search query. The portfolio includes further services that are geared to the needs of media procurement and media management.

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