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Gauselmann Group appoints Scholz as senior public affairs manager

| By Marese O'Hagan
The Gauselmann Group has appointed Dr Bastian Scholz to the role of senior manager of public affairs.

Scholz works in the marketing, communications and politics department of the company. His new role took effect on 1 April.

Scholz previously worked as a research assistant in the German Bundestag, for the committee for transport, building and urban development.

His most recent position was policy advisor for German sports betting association Der Deutsche Sportwettenverband, where he managed the association’s political activities.

“During my work at the German Sports Betting Association, I was able to gain a lot of valuable experience in gambling policy,” said Scholz. 

“I am very pleased that I can now incorporate this into Germany’s market leader and thus continue to advance the industry policy work of the Gauselmann Group.”

In his new role Scholz is responsible for coordinating Gauselmann’s political work.

“With the appointment of Dr Bastian Scholz, the Gauselmann Group’s politics department will be further strengthened,” said Manfred Stoffers, head of marketing, communications and politics at Gauselmann.

“We are very happy that we were able to recruit such a well-connected employee who was so experienced at a young age.”

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