London 8 May 2012: The European Letterbox Marketing Association (ELMA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Davies as its new President from May 2012

ELMA represents the leading Pan-European distributors of print media, such as leaflets, flyers, catalogues, brochures, free newspapers and product samples. Over 132,000 people work for the companies within ELMA of which the vast majority are distributors. The aim of the association is to guarantee quality standards of member operations and promote the door drop channel. 

Commenting on his appointment as ELMA President, Mark Davies, said:

“Door Drop distribution is a significant employer and in my new role I want to raise the profile of the industry and its value to marketers in the 21 countries we represent in Europe.  In the digital age Door Drop is evolving and facing new challenges and opportunities. Working together across Europe we will be able to continue to demonstrate its significance in today’s marketing mix.”

Mark will be supported by a newly elected Board which includes Iris Fuchs of Walter Werbung (Germany), Eduard Quintana of Traycco (Spain), Philippe Thomas of Adrexo (France) and Michael Seidl of feibra (Austria.) In addition to his role as President, Mark will continue in his role as Managing Director of TNT Post Doordrop Media.

Prior to his role as MD with TNT Post Doordrop Media, Mark occupied other roles from Account Director to Key Client Director at the same company, and spent 10 years working in the travel and leisure industry.

Mark’s fluency in English, German, French and Spanish means he is well equipped to head an international organisation such as ELMA. 

Spending his spare time with his daughter is paramount. Other interests include cinema, writing, travel, squash, and gardening.