Dieter von Holtzbrinck Medien, Stuttgart

Occupation: Chairman of the Supervisory Board

The group founded in 2009 by Dieter von Holtzbrinck is one of the leading German media companies with its businesses Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt (Düsseldorf), Der Tagesspiegel (Berlin) and the Zeit Verlag (Hamburg, 50%).

Presse-Druck- und Verlags-GmbH, Augsburg

Occupation: board of advisers

The media group Pressedruck is one of the leading information providers in Germany. The core product, the Augsburger Allgemeine, is the fourth largest regional subscription newspaper in Germany. Other subsidiaries include the Main-Post in Würzburg, the Südkurier in Constance and various radio and TV stations. Apart from the continuous advancement of the newspaper and the online offering the development of the media products in the sectors radio, TV, internet, call-centre, postal delivery, corporate publishing and direct distribution is a strategic focus.


Medicur GmbH / Kurier GmbH, Vienna

Occupation: consulting

Medicur-Holding GmbH is the parent company for the controlling interests of the Kurier Verlags GmbH. In its portfolio are significant investments in public media in print (Kurier) and private TV (Sat.1 Österreich). In 2005, the company invested in the ORF broadcast technology subsidiary Österreichischer Rundfunksender GmbH (ORS).

Mediaprint GmbH/GAS, Vienna

Occupation: member of the shareholders' committee

As one of the largest media companies in Austria Mediaprint offers printing and logistical services to the daily newspapers Krone and Kurier. Additionally, the company is responsible for various commercial aspects of both newspapers and operates the radio station KroneHit.