London, UK - 16th April 2013: QUISMA, the leading European performance marketing network, today announced it has appointed Steve Pereira as Head of UK Advertising Operations.

Pereira will be responsible for overseeing the execution and implementation of all of QUISMA’s UK-based campaigns. Pereira is an ad operations and marketing specialist with six years experience working as a senior manager at some of the industry’s most successful advertising technology companies.

Pereira most recently served as Head of Operations, and previously as Senior Operations Manager, at Struq overseeing the delivery and optimising campaigns throughout his 5 year tenure. Pereira was responsible for household-name-brand clients such as UNIQLO, TopShop, Waterstones and Pereira was a senior member of the team at Struq during its expansion phase last year, overseeing the doubling number of staff within one year and the company’s expansion overseas, with its most recent office opened in New York, in October 2012.

Ellie Edwards-Scott, MD of QUISMA UK said: “We are delighted to have a digital media professional, such as Steve Pereira on board to lead our UK ad operations, with his in-depth knowledge of the industry and experience in increasing sales and driving digital marketing ROI for his customers, we couldn’t be more excited to welcome him to the QUISMA team.”

QUISMA’s London office has been operating for over 12 months and is proud to be expanding its team to include Pereira and new account directors Sebastian Fisher-Greene and Marie Archer. The Group M subsidiary’s HQ is in Munich, Germany, with offices located globally, having opened its most recent office in Dubai, in December 2012, to further expand its global reach.

On his new appointment with the company Steve Pereira said “I couldn’t be happier to be taking my next big career step with such a well connected and established company. I look forward to helping QUISMA develop its client base and continue its growth as the leading European performance marketing network.”

QUISMA offers full-service, innovative technology, and profound expertise covering the entire spectrum of digital marketing - including everything from search engine advertising and search engine optimization, to affiliate marketing and performance-based banner advertising, as well as conversion optimization and marketing intelligence. All across borders. The network was founded in 2001 and became a member of GroupM (Mindshare, MediaCom, MEC, Maxus) in 2007. QUISMA currently has a workforce of 200 employees at its head quarter in Munich and its other offices in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Vienna, Zurich, Amsterdam, Warsaw, Milan, Madrid, Paris, London, Istanbul,
Dubai, and Moscow, who serve its renowned clients such as Adobe, Bank of Scotland, Expedia, Marc O’Polo and Unity Media with their national and international marketing efforts. QUISMA establishes links with traditional media planning within the scope of an integrated service approach and disposes of an extensive know-how in the field of international digital business.

Published on: 11:24AM on 16th April 2013