Chief Executive Officer Motor Presse Stuttgart Gmbh & Co. KG; Chairman of the Board Motor Presse International Verlagsgesellschaft Holding mBh
Nils Oberschelp, born 1970 in Karlsruhe, Germany, studied Law at the University of Augsburg. After completing his second state legal exam in 1998, he began his career at the publisher Berliner Verlag. There, he gathered extensive experience in Sales and Marketing. He worked his way up to the position of Marketing and Sales Director, becoming responsible for all sales activities for the newspapers Berliner Zeitung and Berliner Kurier. Beginning early in 2005, he functioned as a senior managing member of the publisher Berliner Verlag.
In 2006, Nils Oberschelp joined the publisher Gruner + Jahr in Hamburg, Germany. He was appointed the Managing Director for the publishing group Norddeutsche Verlagsgesellschaft in 2007, along with GALA and GALA.de. Additionally, 2008 saw him taking leadership of the magazine IN in Berlin, Germany. Management of the publisher 11Freunde Verlag (11FREUNDE, 11FREUNDE.de) in Berlin followed in 2010 together with the publisher Grazia / Klambt Style Verlag with GRAZIA in 2011.
In 2013, he took over as Chairman of the Board at the press distributor DPV Deutsche Pressevertrieb, a wholly owned subsidiary of Gruner + Jahr.
As of July 1, 2017, Nils Oberschelp is Chairman of the Board of the Motor Presse Stuttgart, and is responsible for its business nationally and world-wide.
Chief Digital Officer, Managing Director Motor Presse Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG
Peider Bach, born 1970 in Wiesbaden, Germany, worked in sales and advertising at several companies and publishing houses after his vocational training as an industrial clerk. Following this experience, Bach spent 14 years in a number of cross-media and digital marketing leadership positions at Gruner + Jahr in Hamburg and Munich, Germany. Throughout 2016/17 he developed the content-marketing service provider, The Digitale, for the German Telekom at its Munich location. Most recently, he was Director of Digital & Media at MairDumont GmbH & Co. KG in Ostfildern, Germany.
Peider Bach assumed the position of Chief Digital Officer and Managing Director at the Motor Presse Stuttgart on September 1, 2017. He is responsible for all existing digital structures and processes and leading any new digital initiatives and innovations at the Motor Presse Stuttgart.
Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director Motor Presse Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG
Andrea Rometsch was born in Friedrichshafen, Germany in 1974. She studied economics at the University of Freiburg, after which, in 1998, she commenced her career at the accounting firm Arthur Andersen Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft mbH in Stuttgart, Germany. While there, in 2002, she was appointed Tax Consultant, two years later Certified Public Accountant. A position as Senior Manager/Authorized Representative for Ernst & Young Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft mbH followed in 2003.
On July 1, 2015, Andrea Rometsch stepped in as Chief Financial Officer for the Motor Presse Stuttgart. She is responsible for the areas of finance, accounting, taxes and auditing. Andrea Rometsch is also Managing Director of the Motor Presse Stuttgart GmbH & Co. KG. since August, 2017.
Director of Motorbike and Aviation Segments
Peter-Paul Pietsch, born in 1954, studied Business and Economics at the Universität Innsbruck. Following his graduation in 1978, Pietsch completed a series of internships with publishers in Austria, England and the USA. In 1981 Pietsch started work in the licensing department of the Motor Presse Stuttgart. From 1983 to 1985, Peter-Paul Pietsch was Assistant to the Marketing Director. Following his stint in this position he became Publishing Director, thusly becoming a member of the board of executives. In addition to this, he has been on the advisory council for the EuroTransportMedia Verlags- und Veranstaltungsgesellschaft mbH, an associated company of the Motor Presse Stuttgart, since 1999.
Director of the Automobile Division
Tim Ramms was born in 1973. He studied Business from 1994 to 1999 at the University of Cologne. His first professional station brought him to the publisher Axel Springer Verlag as a trainee. Business Analyst for the Axel Springer Venture GmbH followed in 2000. In 2001 he transitioned to the online-magazine stern.de GmbH where he assumed leadership of Commercial Management and Business Development. In 2004, Ramms became Project Manager in the office of the Chief Representative of publishers Gruner + Jahr, where his area of responsibility was corporate investment management.
Ramms shifted to the Motor Presse Stuttgart in 2006, where he first worked as Technical Director for Motor Klassik, Oldtimer-Rallyes and online content. In 2008, he took over as Digital Director and was responsible for the digital strategy’s development for all online activities of the Motor Presse Stuttgart’s automobile sector.
Since October 1, 2016, Tim Ramms is the Director of the Automobile Division at the Motor Presse Stuttgart and is responsible for all media offerings, services and events for the brands auto motor and sport, AUTOStraßenverkehr, Motor Klassik, and sport auto.