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Termination date of current mandate:
General Shareholders’ Meeting which approves the financial statements for the fiscal year ending 31 December, 2017.
Judith Hartmann, Austrian, received a Master’s in International Business Administration and a Doctorate in Economics from WU Vienna University of Business Administration & Economics.
She began her career in 1993 at the Canadian Department of Transportation in Ottawa. In 1997, she joined the Finance Department at Walt Disney Europe in France. In 2000 she joined GE, where she worked in various positions over 12 years, first in Finance at GE Healthcare Europe in France and later at GE Healthcare headquarters in the US, before becoming CFO of a subsidiary of GE Healthcare in 2004 and of GE Water Europe, Middle-East & Africa (GE Energy) in Belgium (2007). She was appointed CFO in 2009 in Brazil, then Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare Latin America. In 2011, she became CFO of GE Germany.
Since 2012 she has been CFO and member of the Management Committee of the German group Bertelsmann and non-executive Director of the RTL Group, member of the Board of Directors of Penguin Random House LLC and Gruner & Jahr AG & Co KG until the end of 2014. In 2015, she joined ENGIE as Deputy CEO in charge of Finance. She is also a non-executive Director of UNILEVER.
Other major offices and positions held during the last five years
Non-executive Director at Unilever (United Kingdom)
Expired during the last five years
Director at Penguin Random House LLC (United States) and at Gruner & Jahr AG & Co KG (Germany)
Non-executive Director of the RTL Group