Leonhard Pranter, MA
The sports enthusiast from Vienna graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a Master’s Degree and came to London, where he began his career in advertising as a Strategic Planner at TBWA / LONDON, cutting his teeth in big sports brands by managing the adidas account. Back in Vienna, he was a customer of different advertising agencies himself, working in marketing for a variety of firms. Leonhard Pranter returned to work as a writer and Creative Director at renowned agencies for a variety of local and international customers. He founded NEXT MARKETING SERVICE in 2009, which triggered the NEXT SPORTS MARKETING spin-off, in which the team around him combines their marketing expertise with many years of know-how in professional sports.
The trained banker and successful real-estate manager from Bavaria has been living in Vienna since 1995. His distinct love of sports, vast network in sports and business, coupled with his experience in the financial and industrial sectors, were pivotal to him joining the company. He has been a shareholder in NEXT SPORTS MARKETING since 2013 and has brought additional expertise to the management.
Mag. Franz Pranter
A lawyer, Mag. Franz Pranter has been working at NEXT SPORTS MARKETING as a legal consultant for football players and clubs since 2012.
After several years as self-employed graphic designer and web developer Andreas Wurbs gathered experience as a startup cofounder and is now extending the NEXT SPORTS MARKETING team.
Caroline Thurn und Taxis
Mag. Harald Horschinegg
Harald Horschinegg has many years of experience in coaching professional athletes at an international level as well as broad expertise in sports-science. Several Olympic- and World Championship-medals have become reality through his work. With Spowi Projekt GmbH – where Harald is a consultant – a team of specialists, sports scientists and physiotherapists is at his disposal, who support him in diagnostic or nursing tasks.