Philippe Blatter, President & CEO Infront
Philippe Blatter, a Swiss national, has held the position of President & CEO of Infront since 2005.
In 2015, Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group acquired Infront and appointed Blatter to lead as Vice-Chairman Wanda Sports Group, consisting of Infront, the iconic triathlon brand IRONMAN and Wanda Sports China.
In 2008, Philippe Blatter was ranked as one of the Top 100 “Most Powerful People in Sport” by the international sports industry outlet SportsPro Magazine. He was credited by SPONSORs - Germany's leading sports business magazine – as one of the Top 10 “Most Influential People in International Sport” in 2012 and in 2017, Blatter was included in ESPN FC's "Football 50 most influential people".
Prior to joining Infront, Blatter spent 11 years at McKinsey & Company. During his tenure at McKinsey he founded the firm's Sports Practice. He also served as a board member of the non-profit organisation Right To Play Switzerland for more than 10 years.
Blatter holds a Master of Science degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH) and an MBA degree from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in Evanston, USA.