François Bieber graduated from the Ecole Centrale of Lyon in 1991. He began his career as a strategy consultant for European financial institutions, advising them on their marketing and sales strategy. In 1999, he joined Crédit Immobilier de France. In 2002, François Bieber and Kevin Hatry created the Kwanko group. In 2004, he launches the NetAffiliation affiliation platform, an advertising marketplace that manages the relationship between advertisers and website publishers in the distribution of online performance-based advertising campaigns. Supported by Bpifrance, the platform has won numerous awards: winner of the Ernst&Young Business of the Future Award in 2011 as well as the Ambition Award from Banque Palatine, the "Chef d'Entreprise Magazine" Trophy in 2011, Best Affiliate Platform in France in 2016, winner of the “Grand Prix de Croissance” in 2017 in the Internet category and 6 awards at the “Cas d'Or de la Performance” in 2022. Anticipating the future opportunities represented by the mobile market, François is directing the group towards a resolutely multi-channel strategy by acquiring a stake in September 2011 in Swelen, one of the pioneers of mobile advertising delivery. With these strategic acquisitions, François intends to position Kwanko as the key player in the online performance advertising sector.
After working as an advertiser for a marketing research institute, Julien joined the Kwanko adventure in July 2011. After a few months as an account manager, he joined the lead and emailing division to structure its activities in collaboration with Benoit, the current head of this department. For the past two years, he has been in charge of creating the publisher division for France, then, in 2018, for the whole Group. Since 2017, Julien has also been a member of the Business Committee (COBIZ). At the same time, he shares his expertise by giving master classes at Supdeweb. Today, the publisher division has 8 employees who maintain constant relations with our 150,000 publishers around the world.
Richard joined Kwanko in 2009. At that time, he was in charge of commercial prospection for Portugal and Brazil. The adventure went very well and he was part of the team that opened the first international office of the group, in Lisbon, 2 years later. In 2014, he became Head of Sales Portugal with full responsibility for the sales team in this market. Launching more than 2,000 campaigns (Leroy Merlin, Cetelem, Mercedes, etc...) since his arrival, he is one of the commercial pillars of Kwanko. In 2018, after the creation of a management duo for the Portuguese team, Richard became one of its two directors, with full autonomy over the management of the division and reporting directly to the Management Committee.
Solenn joined Kwanko in 2014, in the lead division, first as Account Manager then as Senior Account Manager in 2018 and finally, since 2019, as Team Leader. On a day-to-day basis, she manages a team of 3 account managers based in Bourg la Reine, near Paris, and in Lisbon, Portugal. She supports them in the follow-up and management of their customers: sales negotiations, elaboration of digital acquisition strategy, assessment and physical appointments, call for tenders. At the same time, she is an account manager herself. Solenn manages major service accounts in the insurance, energy and banking markets.
After a first professional experience in a consulting firm, Gregory joined Kwanko in February 2014 as a junior developer. Since 2020, building on the experience gained over the previous 6 years, he is backend and frontend developer within the team in charge of the development of the new Kwanko platform, all this while being based in Lisbon where he was able to help to set up a new development team in Portugal.
After two years at Shopping.com, a subsidiary of the eBay group, Clément continued at LeGuide.com as Senior Sales Manager for almost nine years. He then joined Kwanko in 2023 in the same position, to enrich his knowledge of online marketing levers. Based in Bourg-la-Reine, he works within the Sales team to identify prospects' needs and propose a tailor-made affiliation program. Whatever the advertiser's sector and positioning, the aim is to offer relevant, high-performance levers!
Fanny joined Kwanko in September 2020 as Publisher Manager. Her main role was to search and recruit new affiliates. After a year and a half, she had the opportunity to evolve on a particular type of affiliates and is now Global Influencer and Content Manager. She is in charge of developing long term partnerships with the top affiliates in influence and content and promoting them to the internal production teams. Being able to work with major players in these areas, the international aspect of her job, the opportunities for development and the team spirit are particularly motivating!
Working in the marketing field since 2007, Luis started his career with affiliate and performance marketing in 2009 when he worked for an affiliate company in Spain and had the opportunity to collaborate with Kwanko. After that, Luis accepted the challenge of joining our company in 2011 when Kwanko opened its first international office in São Paulo. He was able to develop his commercial skills as Sales Manager and then as Team Leader, actively participating in the growth of Kwanko in that country. Back in Europe a few years later, transferred by the company, he took care of the Spanish market for some time before taking on the challenge of developing Kwanko's International Hub. Today, Luis manages a constantly growing team of Account Managers from different countries and cultures based in the Lisbon office, actively working on digital campaigns for clients from all over the world.
Amélie joined Kwanko in June 2020. From her first day, she found a warm and friendly international team, where integration was very easy. Amélie supports managers and employees of the group's subsidiaries: Portugal, Brazil, Poland, Germany, Belgium, Spain and the UK. She works on all human resources issues. Recruitment and integration, compensation, training and development, labor relations, internal and external HR communication are part of her daily work. She particularly appreciates the variety of assignments, the relationships she has with the teams and the opportunities to learn and grow that she is constantly given.
Urszula joined Kwanko in 2009. At the beginning, she was managing the Eastern and Central European markets, especially Poland, until the opening of the Warsaw office. She was mainly in charge of the account management part but also of the market development. Afterwards, she started to work on the French market where she held different positions, in particular the position of Customer Director with the management of key accounts such as La Poste, Booking, Gémo and then the position of Team Leader with managerial missions. Since 2019, she has held the position of Head of Process and Talent Development. This is a cross-functional position where she is involved in different markets as a member of the Business Committee. She also manages internal training via the digital learning platform "Kwanko University" and via individual training. Finally, as a stakeholder she works with the technical teams for some projects, such as the new Kwanko platform.
Valeriya is Senior Account Manager (ndlr : Team Leader since 2020) at Kwanko. She joined in 2015 and hasn't seen the time goes by. From her first day she discovered the exciting field of affiliate marketing and received a warm welcome from her new colleagues at Kwanko, a real family now. Her main mission as a Senior Account Manager is to manage and support a portfolio of advertisers on the various issues of online acquisition. The daily missions are very varied: the implementation of visibility, traffic and conversion devices, the piloting of campaigns with very complete reports, the analysis of KPI's and the optimization of performances, etc. Every day is different from the previous one and there is never a dull moment.
Zaza joined Kwanko in July 2017 as an Account Manager when the London office was first opened. Since then he's held several roles within Kwanko from partnerships positions to finally the Director of Operations for the UK, looking after the UK business unit. Zaza is in charge of overseeing logistics, new business development and ensuring profitability for the UK market.
Join the European leader in digital performance marketing!
Kwanko Group is specialized in digital performance marketing: its main objective is to help its clients (advertisers and agencies) to generate more sales, more leads and more traffic on their websites and applications, and to help its publishers (blogs, websites, social networks, emailers etc.) to monetize their advertising spaces. To achieve this, Kwanko relies on : • its powerful affiliate platform which connects its advertisers with its international network of over 150,000 publishers. • the expertise of its operational teams to manage advertising campaigns and generate results.
For more than 20 years now, the biggest international brands have trusted Kwanko, such Ikea, Booking, Orange, Farfetch, P&G, Prosegur, Quiksilver, Cofidis, MSC and many others.
Since its creation, the group has continued to grow: in 2022, Kwanko merged with verticalADS Group. The two groups have now a total workforce of 230 employees across 9 offices in Europe and Brazil.
Joining the Kwanko group means joining an ambitious team that has maintained its start-up spirit. The Kwanko Spirit, as we like to call it, is knowing how to show team spirit, agility and versatility in a company that evolves internationally and adapts to the many challenges of performance-based digital marketing.
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Recent graduates or experienced team players: all profiles and skills are welcome! First and foremost we are looking for employees who are passionate about digital marketing to join our team of experts.
Good humour, enthusiasm, and team spirit remain our most valued assets.
We care about our employees and their well-being at work. At Kwanko, we want our employees to feel at home at our intuitive co-working spaces. We also offer the possibility to work from home part-time. In our office in Lisbon, we have a dynamic and multicultural work environment. And a rooftop… a rooftop with a bar! (yes, we are pretty cool).