Marco Dröge Promoted to Executive Vice President Commercial EMEA
As part of KINEXON Sports & Media’s rapid expansion, Marco Dröge will be responsible for sales activities in the EMEA region as Executive Vice President Commercial EMEA from January 1, 2022.
Following the move of former Catapult manager Reimut Hellmerichs to KINEXON, there are further changes in the KINEXON sales team. Marco Dröge (39), who has been with the company since 2017, is being promoted from Vice President Sales Europe to Executive Vice President Commercial EMEA.
His responsibilities include the strategic direction of Sales and Business Development in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He also retains overall responsibility for Direct Sales and the Reseller Business of all sports products. He reports to the Global Sports Lead at KINEXON Sports, Maximilian Schmidt.
“With a high investment, professional individual Sports Science consulting and always new, highly innovative products and features we aim to excite clubs and leagues in the EMEA region. I am convinced that this will enable us to achieve strong growth and rapid scaling of our business model.”
Marco Dröge is a sports industry expert through and through. He began his professional career at Lagardère Sports (now: Sportfive). Further stations were SC Paderborn 07, The Sportsman Media Group and Sportradar.
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