In this newly created position, Riedel runs the managers of seven new product teams. These are responsible for issues such as mobile, price comparisons, or community.
Riedel worked in 1998 as a section editor for the magazine Chip, a year later he became managing editor of Chip Online, then editor in chief in 2002.
The two deputy editors in chief Martin Gollwitzer and Carl Schneider will succeed him and run the editorial team as editors in chief.
CHIP Online is the online version of CHIP magazine.