Stefan Gehrke (35) has been named head of the New Media department of WIGE MEDIA AG in Frechen/Germany.

Gehrke will be responsible for the further development of the media company’s internet branch. Before his assigment with WIGE, the 35-year old, who started his career as trainee with the quality paper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, headed the sport department of RTL newmedia.

Stefan Gehrke sees WIGE, which recently accomplished its IPO, in a good position in its competition with other internet content providers: ‘The unique combination of the business segments television, data/result service, software development, editorial service, and marketing makes WIGE an attractive choice for internet sport sites which look for content. WIGE offers a complete range of services. As we are covering more than 1200 sporting events worldwide each year with our technical equipment and personnel, we are at close distance to the internet.’

Contact: Stefan Gehrke, Tel.: +49 (0) 2234 / 1831 570;