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Robert Felus becomes new editor-in-chief of Fakt

Zurich (ots) - Robert Felus (45), is to become new editor-in-chief of Fakt. He succeeds Grzegorz Jankowski (45) who is leaving Fakt at his own request after more than 10 years in this position.

From 1 June 2014, Robert Felus, one of Poland's most experienced journalists and deputy editor-in-chief of Fakt from 2003 until 2013 and Head of the Sports Newsroom at Ringier Axel Springer Poland since 2013, will be in charge of the leading daily newspaper and online portal.

Ralph Büchi, President of Axel Springer International and President of the Supervisory Board of Ringier Axel Springer Media AG: "I would like to offer my sincerest thanks to Grzegorz Jankowski, for the dedicated and loyal groundwork he has been doing since 2001, firstly for Axel Springer in Poland and from 2010 for Ringier Axel Springer Media AG. His outstanding performance, launching Fakt 10 years ago and making it into the largest daily newspaper in Poland within a very short space of time, is deserving of special recognition. As Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, I would like, on behalf of the joint venture and both parent companies, to extend our deepest gratitude to him and to wish him happiness and success for the future."

Edyta Sadowska, General Manager of Ringier Axel Springer Poland: "On behalf of the board and the editorial staff, I would like to thank Grzegorz Jankowski most sincerely for delivering excellent results throughout more than a decade. Under his leadership and with his excellent journalistic skills, Fakt has become what it is today: the most successful daily in the country. My best wishes for his future success go to Robert Felus. He is a highly skilled journalist with a great deal of experience in the digital field who will continue with the digital transformation of Fakt."

About Fakt

Fakt has been launched in 2003 and has become the largest dailiy in Poland since its launch with an average of 340.000 sold copies per day. Almost 3 milion real users monthly visit Fakt.pl. (source: ZKDP I-III 2014 and Gemius Megapanel II 2014)

About Ringier Axel Springer Media AG

Ringier Axel Springer Media AG was founded in 2010 by the Swiss Ringier AG and the German Axel Springer SE and bundles the activities of both shareholders in Central and Eastern Europe. The company operates in the growth markets of Poland, Slovakia and Serbia with a broad range of media services, comprising more than 100 online and print products. The company's registered offices are in Zurich and it employs a total of about 2300 employees.

Press contact

Alexandra Delvenakiotis
Head of Corporate Communications
Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
Phone +41 44 267 29 14

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