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DOMO 2 / 2020

DOMO 2 / 2020

ePaper DOMO 2 / 2020

Alexander Theobald E

«Creativity is the driver for success,» says Alexander Theobald. «That’s why the best ideas usually come from the editorial offices.» The Ringier Axel Springer Switzerland CEO talks about cost-cutting programs due to Corona, his Involvement in Diversity & Inclusion – and how he wants to lead the company into the future. Article as PDF

Interview Cattapan E

Life after lockdown is fraught with challenges: conspiracy theories, superspreaders and post-lockdown anxiety. Despite certain freedoms we have regained in everyday life, the «new normal» causes unease. Why that is, how to deal with it, and where the pitfalls lie – Professor Katja Cattapan knows what uncertainty does to our psyche. Article as PDF.

Fibo Deutsch E

At barely 20, he got his first job with the fledgling tabloid «Blick». Answering letters to the editor at 2.5 Swiss francs an hour. His career led all the way up to group management. Eight pieces for Hans Jörg «Fibo» Deutsch, who has (allegedly) retired at 80. Article as PDF.


«I’m convinced that we are correctly positioned»
Alexander Theobald, Ringier Axel Springer Switzerland CEO in a big interview with DOMO. «I believe in the future and the success of magazines,» he says.

«We are living in pseudo-normality!»
Psychiatrist Katja Cattapan knows why we are having trouble with normality despite the freedoms we have regained. «The coronavirus pandemic is a huge psychological experiment.»

10 First boss lady
Nina Siegrist calls the shots. After more than 100 years, Schweizer Illustrierte has its first female editor-in-chief.

12 Focus on Ringier
The best photos of the last quarter.

14 Fibo: a special case
Eight pieces by Karl Lüönd about Fibo Deutsch, who has spent 60 years working for Ringier and now (allegedly) retired at age 80.

18 «It goes further»
Ringier is creating a new board for developing diversity and inclusion within the company. Ringier CFO Annabella Bassler explains why diversity is a strategic goal for our enterprise.

19 Journalism as elixir
Publisher Michael Ringier on how well journalism has performed during the Corona crisis. «A big hand and a big pat on the back for media people.»

20 Shots and Vampire conversations
From sauce syringes to vampire conversations: Creative Director of the Ringier Brand Studio, Mathieu Gilliand’s jam packed week.

22 A finger on the public pulse
Anniversary: Walter Noser  /
Recommended reading by Ringier CEO Marc Walder