President BILD Group and Magazines
Dr. Andreas Wiele, born 1962, studied law at Dijon, Salzburg and Munich Universities.
He worked first of all as an editor at "Hamburger Morgenpost", before he became assistant to the chairman of the Gruner + Jahr management board in 1988. In 1990 he took over responsibility for the "Capital" project at the Prisma Presse publishing company in Paris, where he became publishing manager of "Capital" and "Geo" in 1991.
In 1994, he moved to New York to join Gruner + Jahr USA Publishing, initially as senior vice-president and general manager of "Family Circle" and "McCall's" and from 1997 onwards as executive vice-president and chief operating officer for the publishing company as a whole.
Dr Andreas Wiele was appointed member of the Executive Board responsible for International Affairs in October 2000 and has been head of the Magazines and International Affairs Division since November 2000.
In January 2008, he was appointed President BILD Group and Magazines.
Key mandates in supervisory bodies: