Founder and Chief Executive Officer at trnd AG. Torsten is responsible for both customer acquisition and customer relationship management. Having graduated with a degree in International Business Studies, he has gained profound knowledge of interactive marketing and business development working as a marketing consultant before starting trnd.
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Founder and Chief Visionary Officer at trnd AG. In charge of campaigns and the further development of the trnd platform. Prior to trnd, Rob founded H2OMEDIA AG where he was Creative Director, working with clients such as smart, Burger King and Intuit. Before this he also founded an online finance platform, working as Chief Technical Officer. Rob has a broad knowledge of internet business, as well as traditional and interactive marketing.
Karsten has been with trnd since 2006. He is responsible for operations at trnd AG and is Head of trnd Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Before joining the company, he worked as a freelance designer, programmer and consultant for several years, where his client list included Creative Labs, Hummel or Rollerblade.
As CTO, Ulf has been leading the technical development of the trnd universe since 2008. He has a degree in Computer Sciences from Ludwig Maximilians Universität München. Before joining trnd, Ulf led computer-linguistic software development at Pangora GmbH, an international supplier for online product search.
Günter is with trnd since 2014. He is responsible for the finance department of the trnd AG and the trnd Group. Before joining trnd, he was in leading positions in the Scout24 Group and at mytheresa.com. The born Austrian studied business and economics education in Innsbruck before he moved to Germany.
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Rebekah is jointly responsible for the strategic direction and growth of trnd UK, overseeing the client services, consulting, concept and marketing side of the business. In previous roles she worked brand side in both Brand and Marketing Manager positions across the FMCG and Beauty industries. Having initially explored the psychology of Word-of-Mouth during her dissertation, Rebekah joined trnd in 2013.
Paul is UK Managing Director alongside Rebekah, jointly responsible for the strategic direction of trnd UK, specifically new business development and growth. Prior to trnd Paul spent 8 years at Google in Business Development and Account Management roles, developing marketing solutions for some of the UK’s largest online advertisers. Before that he worked in various roles at lastminute.com and has consulted for Luta Sportswear and kids activity start-up Bubele.
Sven started trnd Spain and Portugal and is Managing Director. Having graduated with a degree in Engineering in Belgium, and a doctorate in Biotechnology in Germany, he worked in International Project Management, Sales, Marketing and Advertising before joining trnd. Born in Belgium, Sven is a French-German citizen and divides his life between Barcelona and Paris.
Stefania is in charge of the operative management of trnd France and of it's commercial development. Former pharmacist, she evolved in the communication sector by learning on the job. Active in the online world since 1992, she has been responsible for web content management for a trilingual film platform, later marketing assistant for a European press agency and finally in charge of communication & development for an international network of insurers. Stefania is Italian, she was born in Belgium and lived in Berlin for several years.
Richard is Managing Director for trnd Benelux. Prior to trnd he has worked in different marketing and project management functions in Retail, IT and Industry. In these roles he has developed a special interest in changing customer behavior. Richard has a master’s degree in Business Administration.
Zoltán worked in Budapest for 7 years at Grey Advertising, where he was responsible for accounts such as P&G, Vodafone, Masterfoods and GSK. He worked in the marketing department of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare in Budapest between 2002-2010, starting as a Brand Manager for the Hungarian business, and then as a regional Marketing Manager for 10 countries.
Milvia joined trnd in 2012, starting as Project Manager and Key Account Manager, and from 2016 she is Managing Director of the Italian trnd office together with Dennis Stundl. Before joining trnd, Milvia worked for advertising agency Hangar Design Group, and as an event manager both in Italy and abroad, at the Italian Embassy in Madrid. She graduated in Milan in foreign literatures after spending part of her university years at the University of Granada in Spain.
Dennis joined trnd in 2010 with the launch of the Italian platform. Until 2015 he was responsible for the operational part as Campaign Director, and from 2016 he is now Managing Director of the Italian office along with Milvia Bonvicino. Before trnd Dennis was working in the advertising industry, freelancing in Italy and for NBC Universal in Germany. He studied Business Administration in London and Movie and Communication Sciences in Munich.