Josef Kogler was born in 1958. After his studies at the Wirtschaftsuniversität Vienna, Josef had worked for McKinsey&Company, managing projects in Austria, Germany, Italy and Switzerland for more than five years. In 1997 he joined Russmedia and was immediately involved in the restructuring and development of the group’s activities in various Central Eastern European (CEE) countries. Russmedia CEE traditionally represents a significant part of the group’s overall business, and is focused on investments and the management of regional newspapers and online platforms. Due to his experience in acquisition projects, Josef was appointed Head of Acquisition of Russmedia in 2014. His goal is to identify, execute and manage acquisitions on behalf of Russmedia.