Jerry Buhlmann has been appointed to the Serviceplan Group Supervisory Board.
As of now, the experienced top manager will complement the existing Supervisory Board,
The current board is composed of Supervisory Board Chairman Dr Peter Haller (founder of the Serviceplan Group); Sybille Stempel (shareholder and daughter of agency co-founder Rolf Stempel); and Anke Schäferkordt (long-standing CEO of media group RTL Deutschland GmbH and RTL Television and, most recently, an Executive Board member of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA).
The management of the Serviceplan Group will continue to be chaired by CEO Florian Haller.
Jerry Buhlmann, internationally esteemed manager and long-time CEO of the agency holding Dentsu Aegis Network and Aegis Group, respectively, will be a valued member of the Serviceplan Group Supervisory Board with his comprehensive market expertise, the company said.
Serviceplan Group CEO Florian Haller said of Buhlmann’s appointment: “With our clear focus on internationalisation and our 23 agency locations worldwide currently, we belong to the few agency groups originating from Germany that can achieve such a remarkable development.
“That we are now expanding our Supervisory Board with a media personality such as Jerry Buhlmann, makes me personally not only immensely proud but also corresponds absolutely with our claim to be continuing to develop the visibility and relevance of the Serviceplan Group internationally.
“Jerry’s experience in the management of international agency networks, his commercial and strategic understanding and his affinity with the media are an asset for our agency group.”
Commenting on his appointment, Buhlmann said: “I have great respect for the Serviceplan Group and have admired how it has grown and developed under Florian Haller’s leadership.
“It is an honour to be invited to join the Supervisory Board and I look forward to working with the Board to support the business through its next stage of development.”