NZZ Media CEO Steven Neubauer leaves NZZ Media Group

Steven Neubauer, member of the Executive Board of the NZZ Media Group and Managing Director of NZZ Medien, has decided to pursue new career paths and leave the company after almost five years.


Steven Neubauer joined the NZZ Media Group in 2014, was appointed to the Executive Board shortly thereafter as Head of Marketing and Products, and has since served the company in various roles and with increasing responsibilities - since 2015 as Managing Director NZZ Media.

In this role, Steven Neubauer further professionalized the commercial activities of NZZ Medien and did crucial groundwork, especially in the area of marketing and subscriber acquisition - including the continuous implementation of innovations and innovations in product development and management, customer service, other businesses such as travel, collections and merchandising, events, B2B advertising marketing, and data analytics. For the latter, Steven Neubauer built an industry-leading data science team that successfully applies AI and machine learning methods.

Felix Graf, CEO of the NZZ Media Group: "Steven Neubauer has set the NZZ Media division on course for the future by creating a high-performance, results-oriented organization and by consistently and very successfully driving the development of new agile processes. At the same time, he and his team have developed products that our readers are willing to pay for. This has been directly reflected in our user market revenues. We very much regret his decision to leave the company and would like to sincerely thank him for his excellent work, his loyalty as well as his great commitment over the past years and wish him all the best for the future."

Following the departure of Steven Neubauer, the NZZ Media division will be led on an interim basis by CEO Felix Graf.

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