Thomas Rabe - Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

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Executive Board

Thomas Rabe

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bertelsmann

* August 06, 1965, Luxembourg

Career Milestones

Since 2012
Chairman and CEO,

Bertelsmann, Gütersloh, Germany

January 2006
Chief Financial Officer

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

Chief Financial Officer

RTL Group, Luxembourg

Clearstream International
after 1998: Member of the Board of Directors,
Chief Financial Officer

Head of Acquisitions

Beteiligungsgesellschaft Neue Länder, Berlin

on as Director Controlling

Treuhandanstalt, Berlin

Treuhandanstalt, Berlin

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

Directorate-General for Financial Institutions and Corporate Law

European Commission, Brussels


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

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

Ecole Européenne, Brussels