Hamburg, (October 12, 2016) – As of October 1, Dr. Philipp Meixner (37) is responsible for the acquisition of digital companies in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the UK, France, Spain, the USA and Australia in the newly created role of Chief Investment Officer. In addition to M&As and the respective strategy, Dr. Philipp Meixner’s responsibilities also include the activities of Bauer Venture Capital.
Dr. Meixner comes from ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, where he was Investment Director for digital business. Dr. Meixner began his career at an international investment bank and worked for a leading management consultancy firm for several years. As the CEO of a digital lifestyle portal, Dr. Meixner also gained experience as an entrepreneur. Dr. Meixner received his Ph.D. in the field of business administration at the University of St. Gallen.
Andreas Schoo, member of the Executive Board at Bauer Media Group, states: “We have gained an acclaimed industry expert in Dr. Philipp Meixner, whose international expertise will help drive our M&A activities.”
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The Bauer Media Group is one of the most successful media companies in the world. More than 600 magazines, over 400 digital products, and 100 radio and TV stations reach millions of people around the globe. The company’s portfolio also includes printing companies, postal services and services in the fields of distribution, marketing and media sales. With a new global positioning strategy, the Bauer Media Group underscores its passion for people and brands. The claim “We think popular.” highlights the Bauer Media Group’s perception of itself as a publisher of popular media and provides inspiration and motivation to its more than 11,000 employees in 20 countries.