Executive Vice-President, Human Resources
Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
Studies in Communication, Economics, Psychology and Political Sciences, Munich, Muenster and Palo Alto; 1994, graduate, Stanford University; Transatlantic Academy, Bonn, Brussels and Berlin; 1998, PhD in Economic Theories of Communication; scholarship, Konrad-Adenauer Foundation. Formerly: worked for several newspapers and market research institutes; with Gruner +Jahr; with Bertelsmann, Lufthansa and Volkswagen; 1998-2000, Director, Media Economics Department, Bertelsmann Foundation, started summer academy for business journalism; Medienakademie Köln; MCM Institute, University of St Gallen; 2000, Managing Director, Bertelsmann University; since 2006, current position. Expertise: media, knowledge management.