As it continues its focus on global growth, Dept agency has appointed the former finance director europe of Under Armour, Daniel Rupp, as its new global chief finance officer.
Dept is one of the fastest growing international digital agencies in the world. Operating across eleven European countries and two US states, the agency has an annual turnover of over 125 million euros and works with global brands such as KLM, Samsung, Birkenstock, Philips and Bose.
“Dept is a unique type of agency, one that lives by its forward-thinking nature and capability to develop and push the boundaries of the digital world. I am thrilled to contribute to their global ambitions. My goal is to build a strong finance team that understands and facilitates our business and adds value by combining analytical insight with strategic advice during this period of rapid growth.” said Daniel.
Originally from Germany, Daniel’s career has taken him from London to Latin-America, gaining experience within financial management across various regions of the world. Previous expertise includes working as a financial director at multiple large brands, including Adidas where he focused both regional and global responsibility; experience that perfectly matches Dept’s global aspirations of becoming the world’s leading integrated digital agency.
Dimi Albers, CEO of Dept, added: “We are thrilled to have welcomed such an extremely talented person who has a proven track record and diverse background that will support and aid us with our global expansion strategy.”