NEWS IN ENGLISH | Christin Martens becomes editor-in-chief of Business Insider Germany
Christin Martens becomes editor-in-chief of Business Insider Germany
2015-12-09 14:42:00



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Christin Martens, 38, becomes editor-in-chief of the new German edition of Business Insider in autumn 2015. Since January 2015, Martens has been deputy head of the politics and business desk at BILD.de. Prior to this, Martens, who holds a degree in business administration, worked in BILD's Los Angeles bureau as well as at the newspaper's business and parliamentary desks.

Peter Schille, founder and CEO of finanzen.net: "In Christin Martens, we have found an experienced business journalist for the new position as editor-in-chief of Business Insider Germany. Together, we will build a new and unique German news offering for the next generation of business leaders."

Henry Blodget, co-founder and CEO of Business Insider, adds: "We are very much looking forward to working together with Christin Martens and the finanzen.net team, which will be responsible for Business Insider in Germany."

Business Insider Germany is scheduled to launch in Q4 2015. The new offering will be operated by finanzen.net, Germany's leading finance portal, which is part of Axel Springer SE. Since January 2015, Axel Springer has been holding a minority share in the US-based Business Insider parent company. Business Insider is the largest website for business news in the US and one of the fastest-growing newly established media brands in the world.