New Managing Director at Libreka
About half a year, the e-book service Zeilenwert has taken Libreka GmbH – now the new subsidiary also has a new leadership: In addition Thorsten Schreiber passes from 15 March Balázs Csonka as managing the fortunes of the Frankfurt-based company. The 42-year-old Csonka is responsible for marketing and sales in the future.
The new man in the company management most recently served as Digital Content and Senior Publishing Manager at Tolino Media to different stations and management positions in the book industry (including worldview, FOCUS, the Hörverlag). Since the beginning of February 2016 he already directs the marketing and sales of Libreka GmbH, now he does the job as CEO. Csonka will advance together with writer realigning Libreka GmbH. It focuses primarily on expanding existing publishing and trade partnerships and develop its portfolio of products and services for customers.
Zeilenwert- and Libreka CEO Thorsten Schreiber: „Libreka offers a proven distribution network for the distribution of digital content such as e-books and audio books. The existing system is now set to a new level and made it more efficient for all parties. Imperative is to develop new offers that are geared to the needs of the market and those of publishers and retailers. to recognize and implement them together with all partners, while Balázs will support us Csonka. We are very pleased that we have gained an expert for the distribution of digital content for this central task to him. “
With over 3,000 publishing contracts, over 1,000 affiliated trade partners and over 1.4 million e-books, the Libreka GmbH is one of the largest distribution platforms for electronic books in Germany. Numerous Library Catalogs rely on the Libreka catalog. Since September 2015, the company is a subsidiary of the row value GmbH. So publishers and distributors, new services such as the production of e-books or shipment of digital reading and review copies are made at very attractive terms.
The portfolio of the Zeilenwert GmbH and other central services for the e-book: conversion to all popular formats, digital distribution and sales in more than 1,000 online stores, Retrodigitization of backlist titles, production of Enhanced Media e-books, providing white label online stores and much more in the growing e-book market currently are more than 250 mainly small and medium publishers on the client list of Zeilenwert. The company employs 20 people.