The appointment is effective from 27th March 2019.
In her last leadership role, Jessica Peppel-Schulz was Chief Executive Officer at UDG United Digital Group, one of the leading digital agencies in Germany, a position she held for over five years. She brings a deep knowledge in managing teams and brands, as well as in transformative digital business strategies. On becoming CEO of UDG United Digital Group in 2013, Peppel-Schulz launched a transformation process, merging eleven specialist agencies to form one leading brand, says Condé Nast International.
Wolfgang Blau, President of Condé Nast International commented: “Jessica has a deep understanding of the media sector, of brand management and the digital industries in general, coupled with her invaluable experience in working with many of our key clients and partners. Her focus on developing talent and proven success in nurturing team cultures that centre on creativity and innovation mean I really look forward to welcoming Jessica to Condé Nast Germany.”
Jessica Peppel-Schulz commented: “I have spent my whole career in the media business and I am passionate about the industry. It’s a great honour for me to join Condé Nast Germany and its amazing portfolio of brands. At the heart of the business are people, and creating a team and culture of innovation allows us to succeed. I bring that commitment and focus and look forward to joining an excellent team of talented professionals.”
Jessica Peppel-Schulz joined United Digital Group from Unitymedia/Kabel BW where she was Vice President Digital Marketing & Sales for three years. She was responsible for the development and implementation of the digital strategies, managing the cable network operator’s brand as it entered the digital age.
Jessica Peppel-Schulz has a Master’s Degree in Economic Sciences, with special focus on Marketing (‘Diplom-Volkswirtin’) from the University of Hamburg.