Wavemaker, the international media, content and technology agency has today officially launched in Austria. Silke Übele, previously Managing Partner and Director Strategy, will take over as CEO from Konrad Mayr-Pernek. Mayr-Pernek will remain with the group as Transition Manager
Wavemaker Austria launches with a team of 50 with a broad client portfolio from various industries including: local companies such as ERSTE GROUP, HERVIS and WIEN TOURISMUS, as well as international accounts such as SILHOUETTE and SOLIVER.
The launch is the result of the international merger between MEC and Maxus, announced in June 2017.
Silke Übele, CEO of Wavemaker AUSTRIA: "We will leverage our products and consulting services to help our clients reach their target consumers, at the different stages on their unique purchase journeys. I am honoured by the trust placed in me, and would like to thank Konrad Mayr-Pernek and Peter Lammerhuber."
Konrad Mayr-Pernek: “Silke Übele is a real MEC homegrown talent. I believe she is the perfect fit to drive Wavemaker forward as the media, content and technology agency of the future. It fills me with pride and great satisfaction to see her take the next logical step in her career.