Ringier appoints Jessica Scholz as Group Chief Marketing Officer

Jessica Scholz was appointed Group Chief Marketing Officer of the Ringier Group. Ringier is therefore focusing even further on collaboration, knowledge sharing and the use of synergies in the area of marketing. The promotion goes hand in hand with the transformation of the User Marketing & Technology team she leads into Global Marketing, which supports local marketing teams across the Group.

Jessica Scholz, previously International Digital Director and responsible for the globally operating User Marketing & Technology team, will become the new Group-wide Chief Marketing Officer of the Ringier Group. Under her leadership, the Global Marketing team will provide strategic guidance, collaboration, knowledge sharing and Group-wide solutions to ensure that local marketing teams are optimally equipped. Jessica Scholz will report to Group Executive Board member Ladina Heimgartner, Head Global Media and CEO of Blick Group.

«Jessica Scholz has been the driving force behind audience development at Ringier Group for more than seven years and knows the local challenges of our companies best. She and her team are enabling us to take marketing to the next level», says Ladina Heimgartner.

«I am convinced that the combination of data-driven decision-making, agile methods and knowledge sharing lead to success» says Jessica Scholz, who actively contributes to the digital marketing industry both as keynote speaker and columnist.

As Head of Online Marketing for the emerging markets of the Ringier portfolio, Jessica Scholz started her career at Ringier 2013. Before joining the international unit in 2018 to lead the User Marketing & Technology team, she was Chief Marketing Officer of the African Marketplaces Group Ringier One Africa Media (ROAM) for two years. Jessica Scholz’s professional career led her to the Berlin start-up scene, where she worked for one of the largest incubators, among others. Born in Australia, she studied marketing, media and communication, management and sociology at the University of Wollongong.

Ringier AG, Corporate Communications