Autobiography of BS : AWOL

Bertel Schmitt
by Bertel Schmitt

Sorry, go back to bed: No Autobiography of BS © this time. As you read this, BS sits on a plane heading for Europe where he will conduct a week of business. Next Sunday is also unlikely as I’m on a plane back. After that . . . he’s baaaaaaaaack!

Bertel Schmitt
Bertel Schmitt

Bertel Schmitt comes back to journalism after taking a 35 year break in advertising and marketing. He ran and owned advertising agencies in Duesseldorf, Germany, and New York City. Volkswagen A.G. was Bertel's most important corporate account. Schmitt's advertising and marketing career touched many corners of the industry with a special focus on automotive products and services. Since 2004, he lives in Japan and China with his wife <a href=""> Tomoko </a>. Bertel Schmitt is a founding board member of the <a href=""> Offshore Super Series </a>, an American offshore powerboat racing organization. He is co-owner of the racing team Typhoon.

More by Bertel Schmitt

Join the conversation
4 of 11 comments
  • Bertel Schmitt Bertel Schmitt on Jul 20, 2009

    ... Frankfurt was just the start. A trip a day. See 14 states of the EU in 5 days!

  • FleetofWheel FleetofWheel on Jul 20, 2009

    Is the photo from the collection of fake documents that tarnished Dan Rather and ended his career?

  • Anonymous Anonymous on Jul 20, 2009

    I stopped listening to two clowns from Massachussetts when they started piling hate on Republicans. Must every car related thing unravel in the same way?

  • Samuel L. Bronkowitz Samuel L. Bronkowitz on Jul 20, 2009

    If you want to us play nice and keep our comments focused on cars instead of political rants then there really shouldn't be posts like this...