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Bernd Kundrun

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Bernd Kundrun, born in 1957, studied business administration at the universities of Münster and Innsbruck. In 1984, he started his career as Executive Assistant at the Bertelsmann Club. In 1993, he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Management of the Bertelsmann Club. In 1994, Bernd Kundrun became Managing Director of Premiere Medien in Hamburg. He was appointed a member of the Executive Board of Gruner + Jahr in August 1997 and was responsible for the newspaper division until 31 October 2000. From November 2000 to 6 January 2009, Bernd Kundrun was Chairman of Gruner + Jahr’s Executive Board and the company’s CEO: During this time, he was also a member of the Executive Board of Bertelsmann. Since February 2009, Bernd Kundrun has been partner of the online donation platform and since 2010 he has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of At the end of 2009, Bernd Kundrun found the Start 2 Ventures Beteiligungsgesellschaft which provides online startups with initial capital. Furthermore he is member of the Board of Directors of Neue Zürcher Zeitung and of the Supervisory Board of CTS Eventim.

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Strategy, Management,Mergers & Acquisitions, Marketing Strategy, Business Development

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