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Candid appoints Frank Bitter as Managing Director Media


Candid has appointed Frank Bitter as the new head of the platform organization's media arm. This move reflects Candid's commitment to growing the platform in the media sphere. In his new role, Frank Bitter, along with the agency leads of M2Media and the soon-to-be-merged Stroom and de Media Maatschap, will be responsible for the growth of these agencies. Frank Bitter has a proven track record at GroupM. Most recently, he was Managing Director EMEA at Mediacom. He worked in the national and international setting and was responsible for developing Mediacom into a top player from 2006 onwards.

Candid Chief Operating Officer Edward Knol is delighted with Bitter's arrival: 'Frank will be a tremendous asset to us. He has demonstrated his skill at furthering clients' growth, developing teams, building out propositions, and optimizing services. And Frank does all that with a combination of professional and human qualities that are the perfect fit for Candid.'' Candid CEO Rudiger Wanck: 'With Frank's arrival, we are once again underlining our ambitions and the strong growth we are experiencing with the Candid platform by bringing in all his knowledge and experience,' says Candid CEO Rudiger Wanck.

Bitter himself adds: 'I'm impressed with the quality and ambition of the people at M2Media, STROOM, De Media Maatschap, and in the media services unit. The Candid Platform's media division has huge potential and I'm really excited to be able to further shape the growth ambitions with these teams.''

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