Keesing Media Group appoints Steven Kotok as President North America & Managing Director of its recently acquired Kappa Publishing and Kappa Books.
The Keesing Media Group (“Keesing”), the leading global braintainment business, today announced that it has appointed Steven Kotok as President & Managing Director of its North American activities, effective September 6, 2022. Mr. Kotok will also join the Keesing Senior Management team.
Steven Kotok brings more than 25 years of experience to his new position, serving most recently as President and CEO USA for the Bauer Media Group. He will be responsible for guiding the strategic direction for Keesing in the North American markets and focus on further expanding the company’s footprint since the acquisition of Kappa in March. “We are very pleased Steven has joined our group in this role that is critical to our ongoing transformation and future success as an organization”, said Philip Alberdingk Thijm, Chief Executive Officer at the Keesing Media Group. “As a passionate leader, in our rapidly expanding organization, he is perfectly positioned to drive innovation and advance our company growth strategy”. Mr. Kotok succeeds Despina McNulty who led Kappa’s publishing entities for the last 33 years.
“For 111 years, Keesing’s products and services have been a means of having fun while using your brain. And today, this pioneering spirit is embedded both within the company culture, and in how Keesing’s products impact millions of consumers around the world. I’m honored and delighted to join the Keesing Media Group.” Said Steven Kotok.
About Keesing Media Group
Keesing Media Group is the leading braintainment company worldwide. Since its founding by Amsterdam journalist Isaac Keesing in 1911, the company has grown into the market leader in print, online and app puzzle formats. The company offers brain game fans all over the world challenging and innovative concepts for the best puzzle experiences. The company is headquartered in Amsterdam and has 12 offices across Europe and North America. For more information, please visit www.keesing.com.
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