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Libsyn owned Julep Media GmbH in Germany is expanding into Spain with a localized version of its podcast platform and the appointment of two audio and sales executives.
Based in Madrid, Madelón Lánchez (previously at LBK. Immersive Audio Productions, S.L.), will be responsible for Partner Management, and Javier Huertas, based in Barcelona (previously at TikTok and Httpool, where he was Spotify Partner Director), will serve as Country Director, Spain.
Julep has been part of Libsyn since 2022. In addition to its core market of Germany, Julep is also in Austria and Switzerland.
Effective immediately, Steffen Hopf and Maik Lenze are taking on added roles as a result of the expansion. In addition to his role as CEO of Julep, Steffen Hopf has been appointed Head of International at Libsyn and will focus on driving further growth across Europe. Maik Lenze, Vice President of Sales at Julep since July 2020, is also Country Director for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, taking on primary responsibility for Sales and Podcast Artist Management in the D (“Germany”), A (“Austria”) and CH (“Switzerland”) region.
Steffen Hopf, CEO, Julep and Head of International, Libsyn, stated: “By entering the Spanish market, we are continuing to scale our growth internationally with the active support of our parent company, Libsyn. I am pleased to welcome Madelón Lánchez and Javier Huertas, two proven sales and audio experts in Spain, to our world-class team. I am also delighted that the operational development of our business in the DACH region will be led by Maik Lenze. I wish everyone great success in their new roles.”