Gerd Schulte-Hillen

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Gerd Schulte-Hillen "is a member of the Board of Advisors of Veronis Suhler Stevenson. Mr. Schulte-Hillen became Vice Chairman of the Board of Berliner Verlag when VSS and Mecom acquired the business on November 30, 2005. Previously, Mr. Schulte-Hillen had been CEO of Gruner + Jahr and also served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bertelsmann AG and as Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Bertelsmann Foundation. Mr. Schulte-Hillen began his career at Bertelsmann in 1969 and served in various capacities at Bertelsmann and Gruner + Jahr over his 34 year career at these companies. Mr. Schulte-Hillen's also serves on the Board of Directors at of the Koteret School of Journalism and Communication in Israel and as Surpervisory Board member of Hamburg-Mannheimer Versicherung AG. Mr. Schulte-Hillen received a degree in mechanical engineering and industrial economics. Mr. Schulte-Hillen lives in Hamburg, Germany." [1]

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  1. Gerd Schulte-Hillen, VSS, accessed April 24, 2008.
  2. About, National Geographic Society, accessed January 17, 2009.