LONDON--(Marketwire - Feb 19, 2013) - Adknowledge, a global digital marketing leader, announces new European sales and country managers in London, Paris and Munich. They'll drive brand growth, advertiser and social communities, and sales with an initial focus on the company's social media marketing platform, AdParlor -- one of just 12 Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developers* (sPMD).

Christian Dankl joins Adknoweldge as the Director of Sales, EMEA. He'll focus on sales development across the region. Previously, Christian was Director of Global Business Development for Sony's eBridge marketing analytics platform; he oversaw a six-fold sales increase in the first year of running the U.S. division.

Eric-Alexis Fortier is the new Country Manager for France and Benelux, bringing experience from the digital advertising companies myThings and Hi Media. "AdParlor's sPMD status is a clear distinction of excellence, assuring added value and increased performance across the board," Eric-Alexis said.

Markus von der Luehe, Adknowledge's new Country Manager for Germany, has held leadership positions with companies like MSN, Sensis, and OgilvyOne. "I'm thrilled to join a company so focused on data, innovation and service. Having the right tools and teams in market will allow us to continue delivering results for our clients," Markus said.

Fabio Pigo, VP of Europe, agrees. "Building on the early success we've experienced in Europe, I'm confident adding people of this stature and experience to my team will allow us to reach our goals and add value to our trusted clients and partners, both locally and internationally."

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About Adknowledge
Adknowledge is a leading online network offering unique ad formats, data analysis, targeting algorithms, and creative approaches, providing advertisers with quality leads from hard-to-reach places on the Web across multiple channels, including social networks, display, mobile, apps, and email. For more on Adknowledge, visit

About AdParlor
AdParlor is Adknowledge's social media marketing platform, a leader in handling large Facebook ad campaigns and provides end-to-end solutions for Facebook advertising. AdParlor manages more than one billion daily Facebook impressions using its proprietary technologies and, through dynamic ad creation and bid optimization, effectively manages Facebook campaigns for clients including Groupon, L'Oréal, American Express, Coca-Cola and LG. For more, visit

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