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New Division Manager Digital Signage at dimedis

dimedis employs Patrick Schröder, ex-Telekom manager - now manager of the department Digital Signage, to strengthen the kompas team

(PresseBox) (Cologne, ) From now on Patrick Schröder is the new Division Manager Digital Signage at the software company dimedis. Schröder is in charge of the complete kompas project team and responsible for the progression of the kompas project group. The former Telekom manager has gained experience for years in the areas Digital Signage and out-ofhome media as well as at a media agency. Now he is supposed to enhance the product development and to acquire new customers for the prize-winning Digital Signage software.

By this he wants to extend the leading position of kompas in the young sector of Digital Signage.

Schröder reports directly to the founder and managing director Wilhelm Halling.

The business graduate Schröder has a wide experience in the area of media and Digital Signage/Out-of-Home media. Last he was employed as head of the department media sales national/regional Digital Signage out-of-home media at Deutsche Telekom.

In this function he was responsible for the build-up of the department mediaplanning and -advising. Before his time at Deutsche Telekom Schröder had worked in different positions at MediaCom for more than ten years, among others as senior group head of the unit geo- und mikromarketing and as a project manager for software tools aiming to otimalize the media purchase. The vocational roots of the business graduate lie in the realm of media planning and -purchase.

"dimedis' kompas is a new milestone in the world of digital display advertising und digital information systems. We aspire to go on growing and strive to upgrade our leading position. I contribute my experience in the trade to support the kompas team.

kompas proves that advanced technology from Germany is successful", says Patrick Schröder about his new position as Division Manager Digital Signage at software company dimedis.

What is kompas?

kompas, developed by the experts in digital media distribution at dimedis GmbH, is one of the most powerful and flexible Digital Signage systems on the market. kompas offers Digital Signage users an intuitive interface built around drag-and-drop usability. More than 4.500 players in Germany alone are controlled by kompas, making it the driving force behind one of the largest advertising networks in the country. kompas combines maximum stability with cost-efficient mobile technology. Another part of the kompas family of products is the award-winning kompas wayfinding.

kompas received the VISCOM Digital Signage Best Practice Award in 2008 and the POPAI Digital Award Gold for "Best Digital Media Technology" in 2011.

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dimedis GmbH

dimedis stands for digital media distribution. Founded 1996 in Cologne, the software company is specialized in trade fair- and digital signage solutions.

FairMate is a visitor management solution and kompas a digital signage and wayfinding system. The customers are amongst others Messe Düsseldorf, Koelnmesse, Stockholmsmässan, Messe Stuttgart, Reed Exibitions, Westfalenhallen Dortmund, British American Tabacco, a chain of supermarkets in France called "Casino" and shopping malls from ECE, SEC and mfi. More than 40 employees currently work for dimedis.

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