– UK, London – Incubeta, the independent digital marketing services group, announced the appointment of Lars Lehne as Group CEO, taking over from the founder Alan Lipschitz, whose company Interface made the reverse acquisition of IncuBeta Holdings in 2011.
Alan will be moving into the role of Chairperson of the Board of Directors.
Alan Lipschitz, Founder, and Board Chair said: “I have the utmost faith Lars is the leader the company needs to take Incubeta forward. He has the expertise to bring the team further together, drive clear strategy, and build on the fantastic foundation I have been able to create with my wonderful team. So it is with great pride and pleasure that I hand the mantle of Chief Executive Officer of the Incubeta Group to Lars Lehne.”
About Lars Lehne
Lars brings with him more than 30 years of industry experience. Before Incubeta Lars spent four years as Global CEO at SYZYGY, a publicly listed WPP company. Before that, he spent seven years at Google as Country Director Agency DACH, paving the way for the tech giant quadrupling revenues in Germany. He has also held various senior management positions in agencies including Maxus, GroupM, Carat, and MEC.
In addition to his current role as new Group CEO of Incubeta, Lars is a member of the advisory board of Yext, and betterplace.org, a Berlin-based NGO. He’s also an Angel Investor in CLAIMINI GmbH. As Group CEO, Lars will be leading company positioning and growth, including its operations in North America, driving the business strategy and further uniting the group across the globe.
Lars Lehne, new Group CEO commented: “I’m thrilled and honored to be joining such a forward-thinking and innovative company. Incubeta has continued to grow during one of the most challenging years for the industry which is a testament to the quality and hard work of every team member across the globe. The company has flourished under Alan’s leadership and it’s a great privilege that he’s trusting me to take his dream forward.
“As marketing continues to evolve at a rapid pace, it’s harder now than ever before for brands to connect with their customers. By integrating Media, Technology, and Creative in a seamless way Incubeta has developed the right services and products to help clients grow in a digital world. Incubeta puts the ownership of the customer experience back into the hands of its clients. I can’t wait to see what the next chapter for Incubeta looks like.”
Incubeta is the union of three market-leading specialists in Technology, Media, and Creative – DQ&A, NMPi, and Joystick respectively. By seamlessly integrating these three specialisms and rethinking the rules of marketing, Incubeta puts the ownership and control of the customer experience back in the hands of the advertiser, both brands and agencies.
As the largest and longest established GMP sales partner in EMEA and APAC, Incubeta has proven through working with top-tier brands that they are leading specialists in helping advertisers tackle complex projects such as in-housing, dynamic creative, data integration, real 1:1 marketing, and industry-specific segmentation modeling. Incubeta is primed to help advertisers deliver complex use cases across Google’s Maturity Framework and Menu of Services.
Incubeta operates across 14 countries with offices in cities including London, New York, Los Angeles, Madrid, Sydney, and Cape Town. In 2013 the highly successful Net Media Planet was acquired, which established significant growth for Incubeta as it boosted its advertising offerings. The subsequent acquisition in 2016 of forward-thinking marketing technology specialist DQ&A, extended the company’s geographical and product growth. This was followed by the acquisition of market-leading creative specialist, Joystick, in 2018. Through these acquisitions, Incubeta offers clients a full suite of unrivaled services connecting Media, Technology, and Creative.
For more information: https://www.incubeta.com/
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