Dr Paul-Bernhard Kallen
Paul-Bernhard Kallen is CEO of Hubert Burda Media Holding KG
After receiving his doctorate in economics, Paul-Bernhard Kallen began his career as an assistant to the management board at a Cologne-based, family-owned group in the machine and plant engineering sector.
Two years later, he
moved to the consulting firm McKinsey & Co and in 1993 was promoted to the rank of Principal.
After three years, he joined the family-owned company Hubert Burda Media, where he was initially responsible as Managing Director for the various divisions and the international publishing group's holding company.
In 1999, in addition to his role as Managing Director, he was appointed to the Executive Board with responsibility for Technology (Print, Internet, IT).
Over the following years, he
oversaw the expansion of the publishing group's equity holdings in Turkey, Asia and France and the establishment of the Burda Digital Group
, which now includes around fifty Internet-based companies.
On 1 January 2010, he
was appointed by Prof. Dr Hubert Burda, the long-standing Chief Executive and owner, to take over the leadership of the company.
Paul-Bernhard Kallen has been Chairperson of the Supervisory Board at TOMORROW FOCUS AG since November 2004.
Dr. Paul-Bernhard Kallen