Mark Dekan

CEO of Ringier Axel Springer Polska

In his role as CEO Ringier Axel Springer AG, until the beginning of 2022, Mark Dekan was responsible for the Central Eastern European Joint Venture between Axel Springer and Ringier, the biggest digital media company in CEE. With the sale of all non-Polish activities by Axel Springer to Ringier, he is now leading the Ringier Axel Springer Poland Group, one of the largest media groups in the region, as a new Joint Venture between Axel Springer and Ringier.

Before his appointment as CEO of Ringier Axel Springer Media AG in 2013, Mark Dekan was as the CFO responsible for the establishment and management of the finance function of the Group. Mark Dekan has extensive experience in the media business, including the traditional and digital parts of media, as well as in the management of large and diverse organizations. His experience comes from international and local markets, where he worked on leadership positions in Management Boards and Supervisory Boards.