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Thursday 14 October, 2010

Marc Schmitz appointed to the executive team of...

PR Newswire/Les Echos/

Press release
Paris, October 13, 2010

Marc Schmitz appointed to the executive team of

Marc Schmitz, 36, has been appointed to the executive team of,
Europe's leading women's portal, as International Managing Director. In 
addition to his duties as Managing Director of, therefore, he will
assume complete responsibility for the international expansion of the group, 
effective immediately. Currently, international business accounts for 41 % of 
the total revenues of; this share is supposed to be further 
expanded in the future. Marc Schmitz reports to Marie-Laure Sauty de Chalon, 
CEO of

As Managing Director of, Marc Schmitz has presided over the
establishment and expansion of the portal activities of in 
Germany since July 2008. In this position, he is responsible for the online 
offerings of, and Mr. Schmitz, who holds
a master's degree in business administration, joined OnVista Media in 2005, 
where he was in charge of the health portal Onmeda until the company was 
acquired by Prior to that, he worked as a management consultant 
in the IT sector for several years.


82.2%-owned by Axel Springer Group, Group is the world's No. 1
publisher of women's websites. It is present in France, Germany, the United
Kingdom, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Canada, Morocco, and
The Group operates the leading network of women's sites, which consists of:
- auFeminin Brand: sites defined by country, the Marmiton sites
and 7 other women's sites published by the Group: SantéAZ, Onmeda, Teemix,
Joyce, Voyage bons plans, MyBeautyCase and Bildderfrau. The Group boasts an
audience of 35.9 million individual visitors(1) worldwide and 10.0 million
individual visitors(2) in France.
- auFeminin Partners: women's blogs and sites with an audience of 4.4 million
individual visitors(2); it is marketed by the auFeminin Group.
The Group also develops and markets SmartAdServer, the leading independent
advertisement server in Europe.
The Group generated revenue of EUR 28.8 million in 2009. is listed in compartment C of NYSE-Euronext Paris (ISIN:
FR0004042083, Ticker: FEM).

(1)source: Comscore August 2010
(2)source: Nielsen NetRatings August 2010                 Actifin
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