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Hangin' With ... D&G Communications Co-Founder Gregor Derichs

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 23 / 15

German sports journalists GREGOR DERICHS and DIRK GRAALMANN have created a new communications agency, which specializes in sports. Derichs & Graalmann Communications launched on Jan. 12 with the goal to take a piece of the pie that is sports sponsorships. The Cologne-based agency is counting...

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