Stefan Michalk will become deputy managing director of the German labels body BPW on Dec. 1. Based in Berlin, Michalk will be responsible for press and public affairs.

Stefan Michalk will become deputy managing director of the German labels body BPW on Dec. 1. Based in Berlin, Michalk will be responsible for press and public affairs.

He will succeed Dr. Hartmut Spiesecke, who left the BPW on July 1, and report to BPW chairman Michael Haentjes and managing director Peter Zombik.

Michalk will join the trade body from the association of German magazine publishers, where he has served as head of the press and public relations department.