Executive Board

Dr. Thomas Rabe


  • Arvato AG (Chairman)
  • Symrise AG1) (Chairman)
  • Arist Education System LLC
  • Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments S.A.
  • Bertelsmann Inc. (Chairman)
  • Bertelsmann Learning LLC
  • Penguin Random House LLC
  • Relias Learning LLC (since January 22, 2015)
  • RTL Group S.A. (Chairman)

Achim Berg (until July 12, 2015)

Chairman of the Executive Board, Arvato AG

  • RTL Group S.A. (until July 12, 2015)

Fernando Carro de Prada (since July 13, 2015)

Chief Executive Officer, Arvato

  • Bertelsmann Espana, S.L.
  • Bertfin Iberica, S.A.
  • Printer Industria Grafica Newco, S.L.U. (since May 4, 2015)

Markus Dohle

Chief Executive Officer, Penguin Random House

  • Direct Group Grandes Obras S.L.
  • Editora Schwarcz S.A.
  • Penguin Random House Foundation, Inc.
  • Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial S.A.U.
  • Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial (USA) LLC
  • Penguin Random House LLC
  • Random House Children’s Entertainment LLC
  • Random House Studio LLC

Dr. Immanuel Hermreck (since January 1, 2015)

Chief Human Resources Officer

  • Arvato AG (since January 1, 2015) (Vice Chairman since January 23, 2015)

Anke Schäferkordt

Co-Chief Executive Officer of RTL Group S.A.
Managing Director Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland GmbH
Managing Director RTL Television GmbH

  • BASF S.E.1)
  • Software AG1) (until May 13, 2015)
  • Groupe M6 (since April 28, 2015)
  • Membership of statutory domestic supervisory boards.
  • Membership of comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of business enterprises..

1) External mandates.