Date: 6 September 2019
He will thus simultaneously be in charge of both the Trade Press Department, which is currently headed on an interim basis by Wolfram Diener, operative Managing Director, and the department “Marketing Services”, which is headed by Bernhard Wagner, who will be retiring on 30 September 2020. Steffen Jantz will report to Dr. Christian Plenge, Division Director of Digital Strategy and Communication.
After initial roles in Saxony’s state parliament and its state sports federation Landessportbund Sachsen, Jantz, a graduate of sports management and journalism, was responsible for corporate communications at media group PSR-Mediengruppe from 2003 before heading up the communications department of the City of Leipzig for four years. After two years in charge of sales at Ströer Deutsche Städte Medien GmbH from 2010, he moved to Leipziger Messe GmbH in 2012, where he is currently Head of the Communications Department.