Robert Müller von Vultejus, born in 1969, is Managing Director of Lagardère Sports Germany GmbH. In addition to his duties as a managing director in the German market, Müller von Vultejus also heads up the Business Development Europe Unit. The unit, consisting of international experts, is responsible for the identification and implementation of European and cross-business field growth projects.
Robert Müller von Vultejus studied sports economics at the University of Bayreuth. He completed his studies in 1994 and in the same year, he commenced his career at UFA Sports GmbH as a manager in media rights marketing. From 1997 to 2002, Müller von Vultejus was responsible, as a member of the executive board, for the Europe-wide football business. In 2002, he became the director of Sportfive GmbH and managed the company's business in Germany. In the course of a management buy-out and the associated entry of the private equity company, Advent International, he became a member of the executive board and in 2004, he took over responsibility for the worldwide media rights business. In December 2007, Robert Müller von Vultejus left the Sportfive Group and in 2008, together with former high-ranking Sportfive employees, he founded the new UFA Sports GmbH, now known as U! Sports GmbH. UFA Sports GmbH was purchased by the Lagardère Sports Group in 2015 and since then it has been part of the global network of Lagardère Sports and Entertainment.
Alongside his role as Managing Director of Lagardère Sports Germany GmbH, Robert Müller von Vultejus remains a director of U! Sports GmbH
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