World Car Awards - Juror Profile

GERMANY
 


PETER SCHWERDTMANN

Owner and editor-in-chief: auto-medienportal.net

Peter Schwerdtmann is owner and editor-in-chief of the widely quoted automotive news agency "auto-medienportal.net," which provides content for over 100 newspapers and websites.

A native of Hannover/Germany, he was trained and worked at the newspaper "Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung" before he changed sides and worked as a global communications executive for several automotive suppliers.

In 2002, he returned to journalism and developed Germany's first online automotive news agency; in 2009, he founded "auto-medienportal.net." After several stints abroad, he currently resides with his family in Stadthagen near Hannover.