Bloomberg hires Schaefer as new German bureau chief
Bloomberg News has hired Daniel Schaefer as its new German bureau chief.
Schaefer joins Bloomberg from Handelsblatt, where for the last three years he ran financial coverage, managed the Frankfurt office and moderated major events.
His career has spanned the English and German-speaking media world, starting in 1997 at the news agency Reuters. Schaefer has worked for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and the Financial Times before joining Handelsblatt at the start of 2015.
He studied politics, international relations, communications and economics at the universities of Kent in England and Hohenheim near Stuttgart in Germany.
Schaefer, who starts his new role later this year, will be based in Frankfurt and manage a staff of 55 journalists in Frankfurt, Berlin and Munich.