Thomas Götz

Former General Counsel & Head of the Legal Department at Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Thomas Götz

Thomas Götz

Former General Counsel & Head of the Legal Department at Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

Biography

Currently, Thomas Andreas Götz holds the position of Managing Director at Bertelsmann Music Group GmbH. He is also on the board of RTL Group SA and Penguin Random House Ltd. In the past he held the position of General Counsel at Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA. Dr. Götz received a doctorate from the University of Bayreuth.

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Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

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Number of Boards

3

Birthday

07/1971

Age

49

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

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Chief Executive Officer at Penguin Random House LLC

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Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Chief Executive Officer of RTL Group at Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

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Chief Financial Officer at Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

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In-House Counsel at Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

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Strategic Advisor at Refinery 29

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President at Association of Commercial Television In Europe

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Managing Partner at 2020410 Ltd.

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Founder at World Book Day Ltd.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.

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Thomas Götz
Former General Counsel & Head of the Legal Department at Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
Education
Doctorate in Law
Class of 1999

University of Bayreuth is a school.

Career History
General Counsel & Head of the Legal Department
2009 - Prior

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA engages in the provision of services related to media and education. It operates through the following segments: RTL Group, Penguin Random House, Gruner + Jahr, BMG, Arvato, Bertelsmann Printing Group, Bertelsmann Education Group, and Bertelsmann Investments. The RTL Group segment specializes in radio and television production. The Penguin Random House segment publishes books. The Gruner + Jahr segment focuses on magazines. The BMG segment engages in music production. The Arvato segment offers technology services. The Bertelsmann Printing Group segment unites the printing activities of the Bertelsmann Group. The Bertelsmann Education Group segment encompasses the overall education business. The Bertelsmann Investments segment comprises start-up and fund investments. The company was founded by Carl Bertelsmann in 1835 and is headquartered in Guetersloh, Germany.

Attorney
Prior

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP offers legal solutions to areas such as capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, credit, insolvency, and restructuring, investment management, tax, and litigation. Based in New York, the company was founded by Francis N. Bangs in 1849.

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Director
Current

Penguin Random House is a company formed from the merger between the book publishers Random House, owned by Bertelsmann, and Penguin Group, owned by Pearson PLC. Penguin Random House markets itself as "the world's first truly global trade book" publisher. It was formed on July 1, 2013, upon the completion of an agreement between Bertelsmann and Pearson to merge their respective trade publishing companies, Random House and Penguin, with the parent companies owning 53% and 47%, respectively. Penguin Random House comprises the adult and children’s fiction and nonfiction print and digital trade book publishing businesses of Penguin and Random House in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and India; Penguin’s trade publishing activity in Asia and South Africa; Dorling Kindersley worldwide; and Random House’s companies in Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, and Chile.

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