Peter Würtenberger

Peter Würtenberger


Peter Würtenberger (50), has been the CEO of UPDAY for SAMSUNG since September 2015. The mobile news and information service upday was founded recently by Axel Springer in cooperation with Samsung Electronics. 

Previously Peter held positions as CMO of Axel Springer SE, responsible for growing print and digital advertising revenues, as CEO of the WELT Newspaper Group and as CEO of BILD.T-Online. Before Axel Springer he served in various management positions at Yahoo! and Bertelsmann. 

Peter holds a degree in Business Management from Cologne University and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. From 2008 to 2012 he was an active member of the Group of Young Global Leaders at the World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland. In 2013 he spent 10 months on a digital research project in Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, in order to support Axel Springer’s digital transformation. In his free time he enjoys music, contemporary arts and sports.

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