Philipp is Head of Portfolio at Axel Springer Digital Classifieds. In his current role he is responsible for the management of corporate investments in digital general classifieds in Germany and other markets. His duties include M&A transactions, corporate development and overseeing corporate governance/legal matters. Furthermore, he is responsible for VC/Early-Stage investments in online classifieds/marketplaces and related fields (Axel Springer Digital Ventures).
In Israel, Philipp is a member of the board of directors of Yad2, the leading operator of online classifieds (cars, real estate and other classifieds) in the country, as well as of Drushim, a leading online job board.
Prior to joining Axel Springer Group he worked as a lawyer at Hogan Lovells International LLP (corporate/M&A transactions and antitrust law in the Industry Sectors Energy and Media).
Philipp studied law at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg (Germany), and Washington & Lee University, School of Law, Virginia (United States), followed by a graduate/doctoral program on law & business administration (Dr. iur., doctor of laws).