History

History
  • 1979: foundation of MZV GmbH by Michael Imhoff
  • 1980: 7 employees, 10 objects (among others Stereo, Fono Forum, Penthouse Germany, Off Road), turnover DM10 million
  • 1986: Transfer to MZV GmbH & Co. KG (WAZ group 2/3, Michael Imhoff 1/3
  • 1987: Start of distribution for Welt am Sonnabend, setup of own sales force structure, independent of publishers and neutral, Michael Imhoff is appointed as a board member of VDZ
  • 1988: Foundation of MZV Export / Import GmbH & Co. KG
  • 1989: Decisive contribution to opening up the magazine market in the new German States
  • 2006: Only national distributor with PDC – Premium Distribution Concept
  • 2007: Majority shareholder in PARTNER Medienservices GmbH
  • 2010: Takeover of Burda range of objects Burda becomes partner in MZV
  • 2012: Approx. 140 employees, about €500 million turnover, approx. 750 objects of various publication frequencies, with about 350 periodicals
  • 2013: Henning Ecker is appointed as new Managing Director and Partner