In October 2019 Philipp Migura succeeded Jürgen Zuchowski as Managing Director of the Society of Metallurgists and Miners (GDMB) and GDMB Verlag GmbH in Clausthal-Zellerfeld/Germany. Jürgen Zuchowski had been in charge since the end of 2005. Over the past few years as Advertising Manager for the three journals World of Metallurgy – ERMETALL, World of Mining – Surface & Underground and METALL Migura made a successful contribution to ensuring the profitability of the publishing company and in his role as authorised representative worked closely with Zuchowski.