September 22, 2014 11:09 PM ET

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Company Overview of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Company Overview

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA is engaged in the production, servicing, and marketing of media worldwide. The company operates through five divisions: RTL Group, Penguin Random House, Gruner+Jahr, Arvato, and Be Printers. The RTL Group division operates as a European entertainment network. This division owns and operates 55 television channels and 27 radio stations; and is involved in content production business. The Penguin Random House division publishes books in print, audio, and e-books in English, German, and Spanish languages. The Gruner+Jahr division publishes various magazines, including Stern, Brigitte, Geo, Capital, Gala, Eltern, P.M., Essen & Trinken, and National Geographic. The Arvat...

Carl-Bertelsmann-Strasse 270

Gutersloh,  33311

Germany

Founded in 1835

111,761 Employees

Phone:

49 5241 80 0

Fax:

49 5241 80 62321

Key Executives for Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Chairman of Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 49
Chief Financial Officer and Member of Executive Board
Age: 45
Member of the Executive Board
Age: 46
Member of Executive Board
Age: 52
Member of Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of Arvato AG
Age: 50
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA Key Developments

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 29, 2014

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Aug 29, 2014

Bertelsmann Announces Earnings Results for the Six Months to June 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for Full Year 2014

Bertelsmann announced earnings results for the six months to June 2014. In the six months to June, the group's bottom-line fell by 39% to €254 million ($335 million), but largely because the previous year's figures had been boosted by windfall gains. Underlying or operating profit edged 0.4% higher to €1.015 billion and sales were up 6.7% at €7.846 billion. The company announced that it has downgraded forecasts for full-year 2014.

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA Elects Murat Cetin to its Supervisory Board

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA has elected Murat Cetin to its supervisory board. Cetin is Chairman of the Works Council at Arvato Direct Services Dortmund GmbH and also chairs a General Works Council at Arvato Services. He succeeds Horst Keil (former Chairman of the Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA Corporate Works Council), who left the Board in May 2014.

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