Mathias Döpfner

Chairman and CEO, Axel Springer SE
Chairman and CEO, Axel Springer SE

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Axel Springer SE – 2002 to present. Axel Springer is an integrated multimedia company based in Germany.

Prior Professional Experience:

Previously, Mr. Döpfner served in the following positions:

  • Member of the Management Board and Head of Electronic Media/Multimedia of Axel Springer SE – 2000 to 2001
  • Editor in Chief of the national daily newspaper, "Die Welt" – 1998 to 2000
  • Editor in Chief of "Hamburger Morgenpost" in Hamburg – 1996 to 1998

Company Directorship: Mr. Döpfner is an Independent Director. He has been a Director of the Company since July 2006.

Other Directorships: Mr. Döpfner serves as a member of the board of directors of Warner Music Group and a member of the board of directors of Vodafone Group PLC.