Before joining Kekst CNC in March 2018, he was one of the most high-profile communications professionals in the European media space for over 20 years.
Before joining Kekst CNC in March 2018, Julian was one of the most high-profile communications professionals in the European media space for over 20 years, leading the communications and Public Affairs team at ProSiebenSat.1 during the company’s journey from penny stock to German prime standard DAX.
He has worked extensively on M&A and capital markets projects. He also has a strong track record in the Private Equity space, both as a portfolio company executive as well as in a holding company role.
In addition to his work at ProSiebenSat.1, Julian served for many years as Deputy Chairman of the Board of VPRT, the umbrella industry organization representing 140 media and digital companies in Germany and the European Union.
By training, Julian is a good, though unenthusiastic lawyer.
He studied in Germany, France, and the U.K
Q&A with Julian
Take the most interesting project you have worked on recently: Why was it interesting?
I had to frame very simple messages for one of the most intelligent CEOs I have ever met. (He liked them).
Who or what inspires you?
Lady Gaga. She’s a great artist and one of the most accomplished communications strategists on the planet.
What is the biggest opportunity for CNC and the Communications industry?
The move towards evidence-based consulting. (The phrase “data-based” is meaningless).
Who or what has been the biggest influence on your career?
What charity is clostest to your heart?
One I co-founded: startsocial.de. Have a look. We help social entrepreneurs get their projects off the ground. Angela Merkel is its patron.