Chief Executive Officer
Since May 1st, 2007, Dr. Fred Wilsdorf (54) is Chief Financial Officer of JUBII Europe. His area of authority comprises the business services units including finance, controlling, accounting, tax, investor relations, procurement and facility management. As of May 28th, 2009 Dr. Wilsdorf was appointed as the new managing director and CEO after the resignation of Christoph Mohn. Dr. Wilsdorf was born in Hamburg in 1957. He graduated in business studies in Hamburg. From 1983 to 1988 he did a doctorate at the Universität der Bundeswehr, Hamburg. Also in 1988 he took an examination as a tax consultant and joined the financial division of Daimler Benz AG, Stuttgart. From mid-1989 until the end of 2003, Dr. Wilsdorf took on various, increasingly responsible positions, most recently as Director of Finance and Accounting / central controlling / investor relations at Axel Springer AG in Hamburg. Apart from being responsible for about 260 members of staff, his area of responsibility included business process analysis and optimization, the development of financing plans for major acquisitions, the preparation of rating processes, drawing up and overseeing the implementation of cost-cutting programs, the reorganization of planning processes, and the implementation of merger and acquisition projects and sales of companies involving purchase prices of up to EUR 5 billion. In 2004, Dr. Wilsdorf became CFO at L. Possehl & Co. mbH, Lübeck. His area responsibility there comprised the holding areas of balance sheet, controlling, property management, finance, information technology, audit and taxation. Since April 2006 Dr. Fred Wilsdorf had been a self-employed corporate consultant and after that the Managing Director of a private wealth management company.