Maria Bissendorf

Maria Bissendorf

Head of TransformationLondon, United Kingdom
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Maria Bissendorf

Maria Bissendorf

Head of TransformationLondon, United Kingdom
About me
With a decade of experience in a diverse range of roles and functions across various businesses, and a demonstrated success in leading product initiatives and functions, Maria has spearheaded nearly 20 successful product launches. Recently recognised with a Spotlight Award for exceptional achievements in the business, Maria now directs the PMO, overseeing the delivery of large-scale business transformation initiatives in close collaboration with the C-suite. Notable achievements include: • Launched Hearst UK's first-ever premium memberships and paywalls, as well as 15 brand apps. • Received the Hearst Spotlight Award for outstanding contributions to the business. • Named in PPA's 30 Under 30 for spearheading Hearst's membership strategy and demonstrating exceptional drive and vision.
Work history
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    Hearst Magazines UK logo
    Head of TransformationHearst Magazines UK
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Leading the PMO overseeing large-scale transformation initiatives such as systems migrations, operations, and cost reduction, solving complex problems with scalable solutions. Partnering with the C-suite and senior stakeholders, providing leadership and change management expertise throughout the strategic project lifecycle to ensure the delivery of benefits we set out to achieve.
    Hearst Magazines UK logo
    Hearst Magazines UK logo
    Head of Membership Development / ProductHearst Magazines UK
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Launched 4 membership propositions and 15 brand apps to drive digital subscriptions and premium memberships. Established a business product function, implementing decision-making processes and training programs to safeguard product future.
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Skills
  • Branded Content
  • Brand Strategy
  • Social Media Advertising
  • Advertising Campaign
  • Brand Experiential
  • Influencer Marketing
  • Content Creation
  • Digital Marketing
  • Brand Partnerships
  • Advertising Campaigns
Education
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    A-levels equivalent in Arts, Mathematics, EnglishKäthe Kollwitz Gymnasium
     - Kiel, Germany
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    Hearst Spotlight Award for exceptional contributions to the businessHearst UK
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    PPA 30 Under 30 for spearheading Hearst's membership strategy and exceptional drive/visionPPA
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