Markus Mandl

Chief Marketing Officer (cmo) at EF Education First

Markus Mandl has extensive experience as a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) in various international companies. Markus currently holds the position of CMO at EF Education First, a world leader in international education and experiential learning programs. Prior to this, they served as the CMO at Hult International Business School, a globally recognized business school. Markus also worked as the CMO and a Member of the Executive Board at KellyDeli, the European market leader for franchised Sushi Bars. Additionally, Markus Mandl held the position of Global Head of Marketing & Category Management at tcc global, where they were responsible for brand marketing strategy and product development. Markus has also worked at Yum! Brands Inc. as the Head of Marketing - Pizza Hut Europe, overseeing brand and marketing strategies across 26 countries. Earlier in their career, they served as the Managing Director at Avantgarde Brand Services and worked as a Senior Brand Manager at The Coca-Cola Company. Markus began their career as a Product Marketing Manager at Philip Morris International.

Markus Mandl completed their education with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Economics from The University of Freiburg in 1995. Markus then pursued a Master's Degree (Diploma) in International Business Management from Hochschule Furtwangen from 1995 to 1997. Later, they obtained an MBA degree in International Marketing & Management from Southeastern Louisiana University between 1997 and 1999.


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  • Chief Marketing Officer (cmo)

    July, 2023 - present

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