Global media company

Hubert Burda Media is one of the largest media companies in Germany. As a global player with numerous subsidiaries and international brands, Hubert Burda Media operates worldwide.

BurdaInternational bundles the global activities of Hubert Burda Media. Operating in 17 countries, it employs 2,400 people and owns 250 media brands. As a multi-channel platform that includes media, e-commerce, and other innovative services, BurdaInternational appeals to the passions of its consumers.

Immediate Media is an innovative media and platform company that publishes numerous renowned magazines in Great Britain, including Radio Times and BBC titles such as Good Food, Top Gear and Top of the Pops. Immediate Media has been growing steadily for years, both in traditional print and in the booming digital business. With the acquisition of the event specialists Upper Street Events and River Street Events, Immediate is continuing its strategy of focusing on special interest content and communities.

Burda Create! bundles Burda's activities in the international crafting segment. Under the umbrella of Burda Create!, the following units will work closely together and continue to develop the business: Verlag Aenne Burda with the core brand Burda Style, whose products are available in 17 languages, the publisher Editions Dipa in Strasbourg, who is publishing several crafting brands in seven European markets, the unit BurdaNordic, with its specific expertise in the field of knitting publications as well as Toppatterns, who distributes sewing patterns from its location in Sweden.

Strong and independent national companies in six countries - from France to Russia - continue their transformation course within the Publishing Europe unit. This unit has a broad digital portfolio and publishes magazines in the segments Women (Fashion & Style), Advisory, Food, Living, Garden, Men (Lifestyle, Cars, Computer), People, interactive magazines (readers write for readers) and crossword puzzles. Publishing Europe is also active in the field of e-commerce, for instance with the e-commerce platform Cocolita in Poland. In addition, several publishers license international titles such as Elle, Glamour and Harper's Bazaar.

The BurdaLuxury unit has a focus on the luxury segment. It’s portfolio comprises magazine brands such as Prestige and online platforms such as Lifestyleasia.com which are aimed at affluent and consumption-oriented sections of the population in Southeast Asia.

Hubert Burda Media's printing activities outside Europe, including a gravure printing plant in India, are managed by the unit BurdaEducation that serves the large market for textbooks and educational materials in developing and emerging countries.

BurdaInternational Brands     BurdaInternational News

CEO

Tom Bureau has been CEO of BurdaInternational since 7 June 2021. He is also Executive Chairman of Immediate Media Co, the UK based special interest content and platform company, which was acquired by Hubert Burda Media in 2017. Bureau was the founding CEO of Immediate Media Group alongside Exponent Private Equity following the merger of Magicalia, Origin Publishing and BBC Magazines. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of Silicon Media Group in 1998, which was sold to CNET Networks, after which he ran CNET’s UK and European business. 

Tom Bureau has been CEO of BurdaInternational since 7 June 2021. He is also Executive Chairman of Immediate Media Co, the UK based special interest content and platform company, which was acquired by Hubert Burda Media in 2017. Bureau was the founding CEO of Immediate Media Group alongside Exponent Private Equity following the merger of Magicalia, Origin Publishing and BBC Magazines. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of Silicon Media Group in 1998, which was sold to CNET Networks, after which he ran CNET’s UK and European business. 

Board Member

Martin Weiss became a member of Hubert Burda Media in 2017 when he took over responsibilities for the group’s international business from CEO Paul-Bernhard Kallen. In his position, Martin Weiss directs BurdaInternational which bundles the worldwide activities of Hubert Burda Media in 16 countries, BurdaPrincipal Investments, the company’s growth capital arm that supports fast-growing digital companies in the technology and media industry (e.g. Vinted, Skillshare, Notonthehighstreet, Carsome, Bloom&Wild) and Burda’s central M&A department. In addition, Martin Weiss serves as Chairman of the Board of New Work SE (NWO:FRA)

Prior to joining Hubert Burda Media, Martin Weiss was a member of the executive team at international telecommunications and media company Millicom (TIGO:NSQ). There, he was in charge of the expansion and transformation of the company’s digital activities in Latin America, the US and Africa. He was also founder and partner of the strategy consulting firm Solon, heading its London office between 2008 and 2013.

Martin Weiss became a member of Hubert Burda Media in 2017 when he took over responsibilities for the group’s international business from CEO Paul-Bernhard Kallen. In his position, Martin Weiss directs BurdaInternational which bundles the worldwide activities of Hubert Burda Media in 16 countries, BurdaPrincipal Investments, the company’s growth capital arm that supports fast-growing digital companies in the technology and media industry (e.g. Vinted, Skillshare, Notonthehighstreet, Carsome, Bloom&Wild) and Burda’s central M&A department. In addition, Martin Weiss serves as Chairman of the Board of New Work SE (NWO:FRA)

Prior to joining Hubert Burda Media, Martin Weiss was a member of the executive team at international telecommunications and media company Millicom (TIGO:NSQ). There, he was in charge of the expansion and transformation of the company’s digital activities in Latin America, the US and Africa. He was also founder and partner of the strategy consulting firm Solon, heading its London office between 2008 and 2013.

Facts
Company Burda International
Brands 250
CEO Tom Bureau
Board Martin Weiss
Countries Denmark, Germany, France, Great Britain, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Poland, Ruanda,  Russia, Sweden, Senegal, Singapore, Thailand, Czech Republic, USA
Employees Approx. 2,400
Contact burdainternational@burda.com
CEO

Tom Bureau has been CEO of BurdaInternational since 7 June 2021. He is also Executive Chairman of Immediate Media Co, the UK based special interest content and platform company, which was acquired by Hubert Burda Media in 2017. Bureau was the founding CEO of Immediate Media Group alongside Exponent Private Equity following the merger of Magicalia, Origin Publishing and BBC Magazines. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of Silicon Media Group in 1998, which was sold to CNET Networks, after which he ran CNET’s UK and European business. 

Board Member

Martin Weiss became a member of Hubert Burda Media in 2017 when he took over responsibilities for the group’s international business from CEO Paul-Bernhard Kallen. In his position, Martin Weiss directs BurdaInternational which bundles the worldwide activities of Hubert Burda Media in 16 countries, BurdaPrincipal Investments, the company’s growth capital arm that supports fast-growing digital companies in the technology and media industry (e.g. Vinted, Skillshare, Notonthehighstreet, Carsome, Bloom&Wild) and Burda’s central M&A department. In addition, Martin Weiss serves as Chairman of the Board of New Work SE (NWO:FRA)

Prior to joining Hubert Burda Media, Martin Weiss was a member of the executive team at international telecommunications and media company Millicom (TIGO:NSQ). There, he was in charge of the expansion and transformation of the company’s digital activities in Latin America, the US and Africa. He was also founder and partner of the strategy consulting firm Solon, heading its London office between 2008 and 2013.