Chief Marketing Officer
Peter Würtenberger is Chief Marketing Officer of Axel Springer. Previously, he was the Managing Director of the Axel Springer Newspaper Group, which publishes Welt, Welt am Sonntag and Berliner Morgenpost. Würtenberger served as Chief Executive Officer of Bild.T-Online Berlin and as Managing Director of Yahoo! Germany. He also held managing positions at Bertelsmann Music Group and at Schlumberger Oilfield Services, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and Hanover, Germany. From September 2012 until May 2013, Würtenberger was based in Palo Alto, California, where he conducted a digital research project for Axel Springer, which resulted in several investments such as “Axel Springer Plug and Play”, a start-up accelerator, which is based in Berlin. Since May 2013 he is back in Berlin, concentrating on his responsibilities as Chief Marketing Officer of Axel Springer. Würtenberger holds a degree in Business Management from Cologne University and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.