Board Member National Media Brands

Philipp Welte

After a traineeship with the “Südwest Presse” and completing his studies, Philipp Welte worked as a freelance journalist until joining MDR in 1992 as a television reporter. Two years later, he started his first job with Hubert Burda Media as deputy press spokesperson. He became Director of Communication in 1996 and was later appointed managing director of Bunte Entertainment Verlag. During this time, Bunte became Europe’s largest celebrity magazine. From 2002 to 2006, he was managing director of the Burda People Group.

Before joining the Hubert Burda Media board in 2008, he took on various roles with the Axel Springer publishing house. As Board Member National Media Brands, he is responsible for the BurdaNews, BurdaStyle, BurdaHome and BurdaLife publishing groups. He is also responsible for the children’s magazine publisher Blue Ocean Entertainment, the content marketing company C3, the central advertising marketer BCN, BurdaStudios, the research institute Media Market Insights (MMI) and magazine sales.