Executive Vice President
In August 2015, Rolf Hellermann was co-opted as a Non-Executive Director to RTL Group’s Board of Directors to replace Achim Berg who resigned with effect on 12 July 2015. The shareholders’ Annual General Meeting held on 20 April 2016 ratified and confirmed his appointment. Rolf Hellermann has been EVP Corporate Controlling & Strategy at Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA since 2012. In this role, he is a permanent guest on Bertelsmann’s Executive Board and Group Management Committee and on the Board of Penguin Random House. In addition to this function he became CFO of Arvato in July 2015. After studying business administration in Vallendar, Los Angeles and Nancy, Rolf Hellermann completed his studies with a doctorate from the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. In 2004, he joined Bertelsmann’s Corporate Controlling and Strategy department and in 2008 he was appointed Vice President in charge of corporate controlling and investment controlling for the divisions Random House, Arvato and Direct Group. During his Bertelsmann career, Rolf Hellermann has also completed postings at RTL Group in Luxembourg and Gruner + Jahr in Hamburg.
Strategy, Management,Mergers & Acquisitions, Marketing Strategy, Business Development