Simon de Pury, Chairman of Phillips de Pury & Company
is pleased to announce the appointment of Bernd Runge as Chief Executive Officer.
Bernd Runge (48), formerly Vice-President of Condé Nast International assumes his new position on March 1, 2009.
Simon de Pury, Chairman, Phillips de Pury & Company said “I am very excited that Bernd Runge is joining us as CEO. His outstanding track record at Condé Nast, his business and international experience ideally equips him to lead our company into a new era of growth and success.“
As Vice President Condé Nast International, Bernd Runge was responsible for the performance and development of all Condé Nast titles in Germany, Russia as well as in Brazil, Greece, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, South Africa and Sweden. A key figure in the strategic development of one of the world’s leading shelter and lifestyle magazine publishing companies, Bernd Runge engineered the successful launches of more then 20 magazines in 10 years.