Executive Board

Executive Board

Executive Board

Immanuel Hermreck

Bernd Hirsch

Thomas Rabe

Anke Schäferkordt

Markus Dohle

Fernando Carro

Thomas Rabe

Career Milestones

Since 2012
Chairman and CEO,

Bertelsmann, Gütersloh, Germany

From January 2006
Chief Financial Officer

Bertelsmann AG, Gütersloh, until 2008 also Head of Bertelsmann Music Group

2000
Chief Financial Officer

RTL Group, Luxembourg

1996
Clearstream International
after 1998: Member of the Board of Directors,

1993
on as Director Controlling

Treuhandanstalt, Berlin

1991
Treuhandanstalt, Berlin

1990
Associate at the Forrester Norall & Sutton law firm (now White & Case), Brussels

1989
Directorate-General for Financial Institutions and Corporate Law

European Commission, Brussels

Education

University of Cologne
Doctoral Studies
Doctor of Economics (Dr. rer. pol.)

RWTH Aachen / University of Cologne
Economics Department
Diplom-Kaufmann (MBA)

Ecole Européenne, Brussels

Immanuel Hermreck

Career Milestones

Since January 2015
Chief Human Resources Officer

Bertelsmann, Gütersloh / Germany

2006
Executive Vice President Human Resources

(since 2011 as a member of the GMC)
Bertelsmann, Gütersloh / Germany

2005
Head of Corporate Management Development

Bertelsmann, Gütersloh / Germany

2000
Head of Bertelsmann University

Bertelsmann, Gütersloh / Germany

1999
Head of the Media Economics department, Managing Director of the Media Academy Cologne

Bertelsmann Stiftung, Gütersloh / Germany

1998
Consultant in the Media department, Head of the Summer Academy on Business Journalism

Bertelsmann Stiftung, Gütersloh / Germany

Studies

Studies in Communication and Economics, Universities of Muenster, Munich and Stanford,
MA and PHD

Bernd Hirsch

Career Milestones

since April 1, 2016
Chief Financial Officer,

Bertelsmann, Gütersloh

2009
Chief Financial Officer

Symrise AG, Holzminden

2002
Chief Financial Officer,

Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Jena

2001
Director Mergers & Acquisitions,

Carl Zeiss Gruppe, Oberkochen

1998
Audit Manager,

Arthur Andersen, Stuttgart

Studies

Education: Diplomkaufmann
Degree in Business Administration
(University of Würzburg)

Anke Schäferkordt

Career Milestones

Since 2012
Member of the Bertelsmann Board

Since 2012
Co-Chief Executive Officer

RTL Group

2005
CEO

RTL Television and Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland

2005
Chief Operating Officer and Deputy CEO
RTL Television

1999
CEO

Vox

1997
Chief Financial Officer and Program Director

Vox

1995
Chief Financial Officer

Vox

1993
Head of Corporate Planning and Controlling

RTL Plus

1991
Executive Assistant for Sales Controlling and Strategic Planning

RTL Plus

1988
Young Business Managers Program

Bertelsmann AG

Education

Business Administration

Markus Dohle

Career Milestones

Since July 1, 2013
CEO of Penguin Random House

Bertelsmann , Gütersloh/Germany

2008
Chairman & CEO of Random House

member of the Bertelsmann Board
Bertelsmann, Gütersloh/Germany

2006
Member of the Executive Board
Arvato AG

2002
Chief Executive Officer
Mohn Media Group

1998
Managing Director of VVA
Bertelsmann Medien Service GmbH

1995
Vice President VVA

1994
Assistant to the Co-CEO
1994 Bertelsmann Distribution GmbH
Bertelsmann Medien Service GmbH
Vereinigte Verlagsauslieferung (VVA)

Education

Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Karlsruhe (TH)

Fernando Carro

Career Milestones

since July 2015
Chief Executive Officer of Arvato and member of the Bertelsmann Executive Board
Arvato, Gütersloh

2013
President Latin America and Spain

Bertelsmann, Gütersloh/Germany

2012
Member of the Group Management Committee

Bertelsmann, Gütersloh/Germany

2011
CEO Club and Direct-Marketing Businesses
Bertelsmann, Gütersloh/Germany

2007
CEO of Direct Group Bertelsmann

Gütersloh/Germany

2005
Member of the Direct Group divisional executive board

Gütersloh/Germany
Managing Director of the German clubs
Berlin, Rheda-Wiedenbrück/Germany

2001
Managing Director of Círculo de Lectores

Barcelona/Spain

1999
Member of the BertelsmannSpringer divisional executive board

Munich/Germany

1998
Managing Director Heinrich Vogel Verlag

Munich/Germany

1994
Managing Director of Etrasa

Madrid/Spain

1993
Bertelsmann Junior Executive Program

Gütersloh/Germany

1991-1993
President AIESEC International

Brussels/Belgium

1990-1991
President AIESEC Germany

Bonn/Germany

Education

Technical University of Karlsruhe
Industrial Engineering

BASF Española, Barcelona
Trained as an industrial clerk

German school in Barcelona