OUR TEAM


Benelux


HOEFFNAGEL Robbert
HOEFFNAGEL Robbert
Country Manager
HOEFFNAGEL Robbert
Dutch

For over 25 years Robbert Hoeffnagel has been actively involved in the IT and manufacturing industry – as a journalist, an editor and as a PR and content consultant. He writes articles, blogs and columns on important technology trends. But he also advises companies in areas like technology trends, marketing and brand positioning. He is also a moderator and speaker at tech conferences and customer events.

SOETAERT Sammy
SOETAERT Sammy
Project Manager
SOETAERT Sammy
Belgian

Brazil


BRUIN PEREIRA Silvia
BRUIN PEREIRA Sílvia
Project Manager / Local Editor
BRUIN PEREIRA Sílvia
Brazilian

Sílvia has degree in Journalism and Public Relations, and has extensive experience in technical publications, especially in the industrial area. As a Brazilian, she is native in Portuguese and fluent in English. She is in charge of the Brazilian market: press events, local editing, PR translation and customer following up.

SCODELLER Martin
SCODELLER Martin
Project Manager
SCODELLER Martin
Argentinian

Martin has graduated with a degree in Business Administration and a diploma in Economics. Martin previously worked in management positions in construction firms and was responsible for personal training and development. Martin is Argentinian; he is a native Spanish speaker and has a strong command of English and Portuguese. He is responsible for maintaining media relations and clients presence in South America.

Bulgaria


DIMITROVA Amelia
DIMITROVA Amelia
Project Manager
DIMITROVA Amelia
Bulgarian

China


LI Gloria
LI Gloria – 李小颖
Country Manager
LI Gloria – 李小颖
Chinese

Gloria manages MMepax's Chinese office. She holds a Journalism degree and is responsible for Mepax's Key Accounts in China. She has an extensive experience in the fields of industrial media, B2B and exhibitions. Gloria has worked as an editor/industrial research manager, an exhibition promotion executive and a translator. She is native in Chinese, fluent in English.

LI Liz
LI Liz – 李敏
Project Manager
LI Liz – 李敏
Chinese

Czech Republic


BARTOZIK Petr
BARTOSIK Petr
Local Editor
BARTOSIK Petr
Czech

France


AHOSSI Emmanuel
AHOSSI Manu
Country Manager
AHOSSI Manu
French

Manu holds a Business Management degree and has an extensive experience as key account manager and team leader. He is fluent in French and Spanish with intermediate skills in English. He is responsible for media following up in France and Africa.

BELGNAOUI Youssef
BELGNAOUI Youssef
Local Editor
BELGNAOUI Youssef
French

Graduated in engineering, Youssef is now a journalist in the industrial and IT fields. Youssef works with several professional magazines : Le Moniteur, Contrôles Essais Mesures, Emballage Digest, Machpro, Cetim Infos, Actutem.com. He also edits text for Mepax in the following sectors : instrumentation, vision, automation, industrial IT, process control, building management, packaging, logistics, handling. With an experience of 20 years as a journalist for Industrie & Technologies, and then Editor-in-Chief of the magazine Mesures, Youssef understands very well the customers’ technology and market in order to write synthetic text explaining clearly their strong points and know-how.

CLASS Romain
CLASS Romain
Management
CLASS Romain
French-German

MEPAX co-founder with an engineering degree, responsible for business development, strategic marketing consulting and process optimization. He is native in French, fluent in English and German. Romain founded with Sofiane their first communication agency for the industrial market in 1992.

CORRIC Bruno
CORRIC Bruno
Project Manager
CORRIC Bruno
French

A Mechanical and Electromechanical Engineer, Bruno is also a journalist for industrial markets and works for several trade magazines: Machines Production, Métal Industrie, Equip Prod etc. He has more than 35 years of experience in industry, including 10 years as press officer for industrial clients. Bruno always writes concise, clear copy that shows off your products in their best light. His native language is French, he speaks English at a professional level.

RESPINGUE Marie
RESPINGUE Marie
Project Manager
RESPINGUE Marie
French

With a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and a Masters in Communication from ISCOM, Marie has multi disciplinary skills. She acquired her expertise in technical writing from working over the last 10 years for OAC, where she was in charge of press relations and content editing, as well as developing customer communication strategies. At Mepax she is responsible for these same functions as consultant project manager. Her native language is French, she speaks English at a professional level.

VERGUET Christophe
VERGUET Christophe
Media Planner
VERGUET Christophe
French

Christophe initially started out in media. His career then moved rapidly into communication and advertising. Working for a series of agencies, he handled media consulting and space buying for many of electronics, high-tech and industry clients. He then became Commercial Director of OAC, a French agency in the Business-to-Business sector. He also assists customers in the field of digital and social media, to provide diversification and return on investment (ROI) for their business. His native language is French, he speaks English at a professional level.

VERNAY Emmanuel
VERNAY Emmanuel
Project Manager
VERNAY Emmanuel
French

Emmanuel is graduated in Economics from the Sorbonne, holds a Business Management degree and a Master degree in Financial Markets. Manu previously worked as a fund manager, and sales derivative, before succeeding in Poker as a professional player. French native speaker, he is fluent in English and speaks Spanish at a professional level. Emmanuel operates with Mepax as Project and Quality Manager.

Germany


PREARO Oliver
PREARO Oliver
Country Manager
PREARO Oliver
Italian

Oliver studied economics and computer science in Italy, where he also worked as an IT assistant. He is Italian, with an Italian father and German-speaking mother. Since he arrived in Spain, Oliver worked as a Marketing Sales Consultant for several companies in different sectors such as Iberdrola (electricity), Telefonica and Endesa (gas). He worked for 5 years in administration, logistics, purchasing and product sales, customer service, finance, insider training, claims at San Lucar, an agricultural fruit and vegetable German company, with subsidiaries in countries such as Austria and Germany. After Oliver was Product maker and Logistic maker for 2 years, as well as Finance and Assistant maker for another fruit and vegetable trading company from Spain, exporting to Austria, Germany, Eastern Europe and UK. Oliver has also done market analysis trends and possible promotions as well as customer service, innovation and development projects and process improvements.

SCHEFFELS Gerald
SCHEFFELS Gerald
Project Manager / Local Editor
SCHEFFELS Gerald
German

Gerald has studied German language and literature and works as free-lance journalist for specialist media and B2B-customers. Gerald writes articles, press releases, application stories, whitepapers… Gerald is native in German, fluent in English, with basic skills in French.

SCHNEIDER Michael
SCHNEIDER Michael
Sales Germany
SCHNEIDER Michael
German

Michael Schneider has been working as a press and media consultant in industrial markets for more than 25 years, managing companies and networks in the areas of press and public relations, as well as in advertising planning and processing. His native language is German.

Hungary


MOLNAR Laszlo
MOLNAR László
Country Manager
MOLNAR László
Hungarian

India


DSILVA Anita
D’SILVA Anita
Project Manager
D’SILVA Anita
Indian

Anita has been working for Mepax for 5 years doing text editing, media monitoring and journalist following up. She is a graphic designer and trained commercial artist. Anita has worked in the past as a designer with a toy manufacturing firm and is also presently engaged in fabric painting for various boutiques. She is fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi.

DSILVA Milton
D’SILVA Milton
Local Editor
D’SILVA Milton
Indian

Based Mumbai Area, India, Milton follows our local customers.
He is the former editor of Industrial Product Finder, the well-known Indian magazine.

Italy


ALESSANDRONI Valerio
ALESSANDRONI Valerio
Project Manager / Local Editor
ALESSANDRONI Valerio
Italian

Graduated in Electronic Engineering, Valerio has a long experience both as an educator and a technical writer, having also founded some main Italian magazines on Industrial Automation and Fieldbus Technology. Native in Italian, he is fluent in English.

BELLINTANI Elisa
BELLINTANI Elisa
Project Manager
BELLINTANI Elisa
Italian

Elisa has a decade-long competence in media relations and content providing to the press, which comes along with an experience as journalist and collaborator, knowing hence how to deal successfully with both customers and editors. After her studies in English language, she started working for an online magazine, then print, and is now dedicating her writing and communications skills to promoting companies in the Factory Automation, IT, Metalworking and Machine Tool business. Native Italian speaker, she is fluent in English and has a good command of both French and Russian.

CAZZANI Stefano
CAZZANI Stefano
Project Manager
CAZZANI Stefano
Italian

Graduated in electronics engineering at "Politecnico di Milano", Stefano has a multi-decade experience as a technical journalist and editor, covering electronics, telecommunications, test & measurement and factory automation. Started as a proofreader in the typesetting era, he is now managing content creation for online projects and social networks activities on behalf of clients. Native Italian speaker, he is fluent in English and has basic knowledge of German.

FIGURA Elena
FIGURA Elena
Country Manager
FIGURA Elena
Italian

Elena has a degree in electronic engineering. After starting as a technical engineer working in high technology research, she moved into activities more focussed toward sales, customer care, orientation and satisfaction, working always in strict relation with the client. Fluent in Italian and Spanish with advanced skills in English, she is responsible for media follow-up in Italy.

Japan


KANEHARA Yoshi
KANEHARA Yoshi – 金原 良隆
Country Manager
KANEHARA Yoshi – 金原 良隆
Japanese

With, over 20 years of experience as a business consultant and a translator/interpreter, Yoshi will support our local customers in Japan. Yoshi is native in Japanese, and fluent in English.

MATSUO Kumiko
MATSUO Kumiko – 松尾 久美子
Japanese Key Account Manager
MATSUO Kumiko – 松尾 久美子
Japanese

Kumiko is responsible for business expansion in Japan and media following-up for the Asia Pacific market. Native in Japanese, fluent in Spanish and has full professional skills in English.

TSUDA Kenji
TSUDA Kenji – 津 建二
Project Manager / Local Editor
TSUDA Kenji – 津 建二
Japanese
YAGYU Shinsuke
YAGYU Shinsuke – 矢生 晋介
Project Manager / Local Editor
YAGYU Shinsuke – 矢生 晋介
Japanese

Shinsuke holds a Master in Engineering. He has extensive experience and knowledge in the field of technology through the previous works as an engineer in a machine tool builder’s R&D department and as a researcher in a university’s science and technology faculty. Shinsuke is responsible for translating and text editing. He is native in Japanese and has professional skills in English.

Korea


CHOE Chihyun
CHOE Chihyun – 최 지현
Project Manager
CHOE Chihyun – 최 지현
Korean

Chihyun has extensive experience working with media relations programs, public affairs and managing events for international companies and organizations in Korea over a period of 9 years. She specializes in market research, PR strategic consulting, corporate/consumer communications and digital marketing and has developed engaging media materials, promoting initiatives to media and coordinating events. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science & Diplomacy with a double major in Economics in South Korea and a master in International Communications in the UK.

JIN Jade
JIN Jade – 진선옥
Project Manager / Local Editor
JIN Jade – 진선옥
Korean

Jade had been working as a journalist over 20 years in the Korean electronics industry. She was Editor-in-Chief in Nikkei Electronics Korea, Semiconductor Network, EDN Korea and worked as a senior editor in Electronics Parts & Component. Now she manages the online media, All4Chip and also provides PR activities and marketing development service to several companies.

WOO KYEOM Kim
WOO KYEOM Kim – 김우겸
Project Manager
WOO KYEOM Kim – 김우겸
Korean

Kim graduated from the University of Nevada with a degree in Management, and has most recently been working as a Marketing Manager at The Korea Industry Daily. Kim, a Korean native joins Mepax as the Project Manager for South Korea and has a professional level of English language.

Mexico


MURIS Iker
MURIS Iker
Project Manager
MURIS Iker
Mexican

Iker is a networking engineer originally from Mexico who has been working in online multimedia for 20 years. He is an expert in Media Development, Mobile Marketing Solutions, Community Management, Video Production, Photography, and Social, New Media. He has freelanced for companies in the USA, Mexico and Europe as a web developer and designer as well as a photography and video producer.

SANTOYO Kathya
SANTOYO Kathya
Project Manager / Local Editor
SANTOYO Kathya
Mexican

Majored in communications and focused on journalism; Kathya has dedicated her career to developing industrial and technical magazines in Mexico. She is passionate about languages and spreading knowledge; as such, she is working with Mepax making stories about local successful applications, as well as translating outstanding ones worldwide. She is native in Spanish, fluent in English, and learning German.

Middle-East Africa


AHOSSI Emmanuel
AHOSSI Manu
Middle-East Area Manager
AHOSSI Manu
French

Manu holds a Business Management degree and has an extensive experience as key account manager and team leader. He is fluent in French and Spanish with intermediate skills in English. He is responsible for media following up in France and Africa.

BAZERBACHI Nessren
BAZERBACHI Nessren
Middle-East Area Manager
BAZERBACHI Nessren
Lebanese

Nessren has a degree in Biochemistry and Computer Science with a strong background in management achieved from working for several consumer product firms in Nigeria. She is fluent is Arabic and English with intermediate knowledge in Spanish. She fosters business opportunities and liaises with media in the Middle East.

Nordic Countries


AHOSSI Emmanuel
AHOSSI Manu
Country Manager
AHOSSI Manu
French

Manu holds a Business Management degree and has an extensive experience as key account manager and team leader. He is fluent in French and Spanish with intermediate skills in English. He is responsible for media following up in France and Africa.

KARLEBO Stefan
KARLEBO Stefan
Project Manager / Local Editor
KARLEBO Stefan
Swedish

Stefan Karlebo has a background as journalist and editor-in-chief for Computer Sweden, one of the leading IT papers in Scandinavia, and has also been working as a journalist and editor for different papers and magazines in the IT and Industrial sector, for example Unifocus, Datakonsulten, IT-chefen, Datatrend, IndustriAktuellt and ProduktAktuellt. Stefan has also worked as PR consultant for agencies such as BNL Information and Media-Access AB. Other careers include press officer and marketing manager at the IT company Jet Data in Stockholm and also as college teacher of business administration.

REITMAIER Jessica
REITMAIER Jessica
Country Manager
REITMAIER Jessica
Swedish

Jessica has over 25 years of experience and a long track record developing and executing marketing strategies and communication plans in an international B2B environment at an industry leader within the climate and energy sector. A passionate communicator and innovative problem solver helping industry leaders increase customer loyalty and brand reputation through business, market understanding and customer orientation. Native in Swedish and Spanish, fluent in English and Dutch and with a basic knowledge of Danish and Norwegian.

North Africa


BENIS Rita
Project Manager
BENIS Rita
Moroccan

Rita is recently graduated from an Executive MBA of a major business school, with an advanced certificate in “Leading Digital Transformation”. With most of her career in marketing and communications and in several industries, Rita is, every time, thrilled by taking up the challenge of designing a marketing and communications plan, its organization and to manage it to success. She has also a strong experience in sales and in Customer Relationship Management. Fluent in French and English, she can have a multicultural and multidisciplinary approach to any project — with the constant goal of adding value & creating performance.

Poland


TYC Agnieszka
TYC Agnieszka
Project Manager / Local Editor
TYC Agnieszka
Polish

Agnieszka is graduated with a degree in Business Administration and a diploma in Economics. She works as editor-in-chief of the industry magazine “Powder & Bulk” in Poland. She is fluent in English and German, and she translates technical texts from English into Polish in various fields of industry.

Romania


IANCU Marius
IANCU Marius
Local Editor
IANCU Marius
Romanian

Marius is graduated in Letters from the University of Bucharest. Also holds a Master degree in Letters at the same university and a degree in Marketing. He has worked as an editor-in-chief for two Romanian B2B magazines. Marius is an experienced editor with an in-depth knowledge of the European construction machinery industry, technology, engineering, automotive and building materials. With numerous articles published in recent years, he also has experience in translating technical articles from English into Romanian.

Russia


USTINOVA Olga
USTINOVA Olga
Country Manager
USTINOVA Olga
Russian

Olga started her career as a teacher, then devoted 25 years to marketing communications. She worked in multinational companies and advertising agencies based in Moscow, and also has experience in developing her own company. Native Russian, fluent in English.

Singapore


THAY Peggy
THAY Peggy
South East Asia Project Manager
THAY Peggy
Singaporean

Peggy is a media sales professional with more than 20 year work experience working with agencies & direct clients in Singapore and the Asia region. She has partnered with the most acclaimed media groups in India, Australia, Japan, China, Thailand, UK, Germany and many other countries and represents media across varying platforms including print, digital, broadcast and out-of-home.

TSENG Rita
TSENG Rita
South East Asia Project Manager
TSENG Rita
Singaporean

Rita has worked in the media and publishing industry over 18 years, she is familiar with printing, online & offline publication and advertising. And she holds a bachelor degree in Diplomacy of National Cheng Chi University. Her strong know-how enables her to play instrumental roles in the smooth execution of marketing solutions for clients in various industries. She can deliver on projects involving tight deadlines and complicated specifications through precise planning and coordination.

Spain


DE PABLOS Maria
DE PABLOS Maria
Country Manager
DE PABLOS Maria
Spanish

Maria holds a degree in Advertising and Public Relations with a Master in Marketing. She has got an extensive international experience while working as a head of marketing strategy and as an events coordinator and translator in several countries. She is fluent in Spanish, English, and German and serves as Mepax's Community Manager.

JEDIDI Sofiane
JEDIDI Sofiane
Management
JEDIDI Sofiane
French

MEPAX co-founder with an engineering degree, responsible for business development, strategic marketing consulting and process optimization. Native in French, fluent in English, he has professional skills in German and Spanish. Sofiane founded with Romain their first communication agency for the industrial market in 1992.

MUTTO Laura
MUTTO Laura
Chief Administrative Officer
MUTTO Laura
Spanish

With a degree in secretarial studies in German/English languages Laura has worked for a diverse range of companies in Argentina and Spain. She also studied psychology at the University of Buenos Aires and is fluent in Spanish, with advanced skills in English and German. Laura is responsible for all administrative tasks: accounting, invoices, magazine subscriptions, international event and meeting trips.

Taiwan


HO Colleen
HO Colleen – 何斐雯
Taiwan Area Manager
HO Colleen – 何斐雯
Taiwanese

Colleen has a strong background in strategic planning for corporate and brand communications, with Europe and Greater China experience. Former Delta Electronics EMEA region Senior Communications Manager and Ben-Q Corporate Communications Manager, she is the Mepax country manager for Taiwan.

LIN Lydia
LIN Lydia – 林麗貞
Project Manager
LIN Lydia – 林麗貞
Taiwanese

For nearly two decades, Lydia has worked as a PR/Marcom professional for multinational companies as diverse as IBM, BenQ, DHL and Pioneer, with both in-house and agency-side experience. During her career, she has dedicated over 15 years to Taiwan’s information industry, gaining strong knowledge of and insightful perspectives on the hi-tech sector’s business ecosystem on the island. Her specialties include brand/corporate communications, marketing communications, leads generations, customer loyalty programs, media relations and event management. Lydia is native in Traditional Mandarin and fluent in English.

Thailand


KEOWAMRAT Pissanuwat
KEOWAMRAT Pissanuwat
Local Editor
KEOWAMRAT Pissanuwat
Thai

Pissanuwat has a degree in Physics and an experience of two decades in manufacturing, covering the electronics (EMS) and steel fabrication business. He has written over 100 technical articles published in industrial magazines over the course of three years -covering machine tools, manufacturing, industrial trade shows and related economic and business issues. Additionally, he has five years experience in translation from English to Thai and vice-versa in various disciplines, including technical, industrial and business etc.

Turkey


BILGIHAN Hakan
BILGIHAN Hakan
Country Manager
BILGIHAN Hakan
Turkish

Having degrees in mechanical engineering and economics, Hakan worked in a diverse range of work branches for years, from video/2D&3D animation to engineering related fields and translation. At the moment, he conducts foreign trade relationships. He’s fluent in English, intermediate in German and Spanish, with Turkish as native language. Hakan is at the same time, a cartoonist.

United Kingdom


GORDON Lucy
GORDON Lucy
Project Manager
GORDON Lucy
British

Lucy graduated with a degree in Psychology and comes from a Project Management background. She has extensive experience of client management, project governance and delivering technology based business change initiatives. She has worked for a variety of companies including UK central Government, tech start-ups Skype Technologies and King, and London based media companies ITV Plc and Aimia Inc. Lucy is native English with intermediate Spanish skills. She serves as Mepax’s Project Manager for the UK.

PALMER Eddie
PALMER Eddie
Project Manager
PALMER Eddie
British

Eddie is an engineer with over 30 years sales, applications and technical marketing experience in automation, high-tech and motion control, Eddie writes clear and concise press release and application articles as well as provide media publishing services and advertising campaign management. With his own technical marketing company, which is now owned by Mepax, he has developed a strong network of UK and international clients over 15 years – and now eagerly looks forward to delivering a great service to new and existing Mepax customers in the UK.

USA


HARDALOUPAS Anna
HARDALOUPAS Anna
Country Manager
HARDALOUPAS Anna
American

Anna holds a degree in Classics and has worked for a diverse range of companies in the USA, Portugal, and Spain. She is fluent in English, Greek with advanced skills in Spanish. She implements strategies to foster new business opportunities and expand the client base in the United States.

POWERS Jim
POWERS Jim
Media Planner USA
POWERS Jim
American

Jim is a Business-to-Business media expert focused on providing high value unique content on user’s terms while delivering measurable ROI for marketers.

Field Managers


BOUQUET Mathieu
BOUQUET Mathieu
IT Developement
BOUQUET Mathieu
French

Mathieu maintains the Mepax ERP system and develops regularly additional advanced features. Native French, you can send him messages using Cold Fusion, ASP, php, HTML, FBML, css, JavaScript, java, jQuery, SQL, xml, rss, noSQL or database systems such as MsSQL server, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Access, PostgreSQL, Transact-SQL.

CLASS Delphine
CLASS Delphine
Chief Financial Officer
CLASS Delphine
French

Graduated in law from the Assas University, Delphine takes care of the accounting module of the Mepax ERP as well as suppliers payment. Native in French, Delphine speaks fluent English.

EL GHADBAN Fadi
EL GHADBAN Fadi
Marketing Analysis
EL GHADBAN Fadi
Lebanese

Fadi studied civil engineering, has a strong background in many industrial fields. He speaks Arabic, English with intermediate knowledge in Spanish. He has worked as project Manager in civil construction companies in Nigeria. He currently works for Mepax for Marketing studies and databases improvement.

MATHIEU Jean
MATHIEU Jean
IT Consultant
MATHIEU Jean
French
MURIS Iker
MURIS Iker
Digital Media & Social Media Manager
MURIS Iker
Mexican

Iker is a networking engineer originally from Mexico who has been working in online multimedia for 20 years. He is an expert in Media Development, Mobile Marketing Solutions, Community Management, Video Production, Photography, and Social, New Media. He has freelanced for companies in the USA, Mexico and Europe as a web developer and designer as well as a photography and video producer.

VERNAY Emmanuel
VERNAY Emmanuel
Quality Manager
VERNAY Emmanuel
French

Emmanuel is graduated in Economics from the Sorbonne, holds a Business Management degree and a Master degree in Financial Markets. Manu previously worked as a fund manager, and sales derivative, before succeeding in Poker as a professional player. French native speaker, he is fluent in English and speaks Spanish at a professional level. Emmanuel operates with Mepax as Project and Quality Manager.

XUEREB Thierry
XUEREB Thierry
Graphic Design Manager
XUEREB Thierry
French

Thierry is in charge of photography and graphic design. He has previously worked as artistic director of several communication agencies, creating the corporate identity of numerous leading industrial firms. He acquired a real know-how in the production of a wide variety of media: photography, exhibition panels, posters, flyers, print ads, brochures, graphic charters, and books. Native in French, he is fluent in Spanish with a strong command of English.

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