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DMEXCO brings Milko Malev on board as Director Communications & Media

DMEXCO, the meeting point for all major decision-makers in the digital economy, marketing and innovation, is further strengthening its management. As of August 7, Milko Malev, 37, will move to the newly created position of Director Communications & Media. In this role he will be responsible for Marketing, Social and Paid Advertising as well as Content Marketing, PR and Events. In this position he will work closely with Dr. Dominik Matyka, DMEXCO Chief Advisor, and the management team around Judith Kühn and Philipp Hilbig.
August 7, 2018

Milko Malev brings over ten years of experience in marketing communication. He comes from the online marketplace Autobutler, a Groupe PSA company, where he was in charge of the marketing activities for Germany as Head of Marketing. Prior to this, the Communications and Applied Social Sciences graduate had worked in various positions at the native advertising provider plista since early 2014, most recently as Global Head of Marketing & Communication. In this role he was responsible for plista’s marketing strategy in more than 20 countries worldwide with a focus on internationalization.


“I have known and respected Milko Malev for many years, including from when we worked together for a long time at plista. I am delighted that an absolute marketing and media professional and expert in the digital industry is now part of our team,” says Dr. Dominik Matyka, DMEXCO Chief Advisor.


“Judith Kühn as Director Conference and Milko Malev as Director Communications & Media, together with Philipp Hilbig, Director Expo & Operations, complete the DMEXCO management team,” adds Christoph Werner, Senior Vice President of Koelnmesse.




DMEXCO is the meeting place and a community for key players in digital business, marketing, and innovation. We bring together industry leaders, marketing and media professionals, and tech pioneers to set the digital agenda. Both globally informed and locally focused, DMEXCO offers an ecosystem with seminars, debates, and expositions outlining the future of the digital economy and driving market value.

Bringing together 40,000 visitors, 1,000+ exhibitors, and 550 speakers from around the world for a one-of-a-kind event each year in Cologne, DMEXCO has set the standard as the place for business minds to learn and inspire, build connections, and for ideas to become actions. DMEXCO — where tomorrow’s digital business happens today.

The German Association for the Digital Economy (BVDW e.V.) — with special participation from the Circle of Online Marketers (OVK) — is the ideational and professional partner of DMEXCO and the owner of the DMEXCO brand. DMEXCO is organized by Koelnmesse.

DMEXCO 2018 will be held in Cologne on September 12 & 13, 2018. You can find all the information about DMEXCO 2017, as well as photos, videos, and original audio material, at,,, and


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