New managing director Inge Bell with Kubon & Sagner

Pressemitteilung || 2. Oktober 2014


Reinforcement at the top

Kubon & Sagner: Media entrepreneur and Eastern Europe specialist Inge Bell  welcomed as new managing director

Munich - The international specialized publications service provider Kubon & Sagner has reinforced its management: As of September 1, 2014, Inge Bell has joined the management team of the well-established Munich based company with branch offices in Berlin, Leipzig and Washington D.C. She will cooperate with the long-standing managing directors Stefan Baumgarth and Sabine Sagner-Weigl.


Inge Bell is a Slavicist and Eastern Europe historian and has traveled to many places in Eastern and South-Eastern Europe as a field reporter with the German ARD television network between 1995 and 2010. For her humanitarian commitment she was honored with the award "Frau Europas" (Woman of Europe) in 2007 and the German Federal Cross of Merit in 2013.


"We are pleased to have gained this renowned and experienced Eastern Europe expert for Kubon & Sagner", states managing director Stefan Baumgarth. "Her extensive media experience in particular will augment our tradition-rich company on our way into the digital future."


She combines her background as a publicist and business consultant with an emphasis on internet, new media, e-learning and social media. As a result of her transition, her film-production and media-training  company "Bell Media" - Institute for Illustrative Learning (Institut für anschauliches Lernen), which was founded in 2011, is incorporated into Kubon & Sagner. (


Inge Bell: "Change and innovation have always been an exciting challenge for me. Libraries and the publishing industry are presently facing unique challenges. My vision is turning  Kubon & Sagner into a media company that ranges from books to pixels, from bytes to video-frames."


Background Information Kubon & Sagner:

Kubon & Sagner GmbH is an international specialized publications service provider based in Munich, Germany with branch offices in Berlin, Leipzig and Washington D.C. The long-established company has been assisting libraries and institutions worldwide with obtaining literature from all over Eastern Europe, Germany, Austria and Switzerland since 1947. Our experts at Kubon & Sagner will find individual and professional solutions for e-media, periodicals and books.



Stefan Baumgarth || Inge Bell

Kubon & Sagner GmbH
Heßstraße 39/41
80798 München (Germany)


Telefon:            +49 (89) 54218-106
Telefax:            +49 (89) 54218-226
E-Mail:             stefan.baumgarth(at)kubon-sagner(dot)com

E-Mail:             inge.bell(at)kubon-sagner(dot)com