Jan Bayer joined Axel Springer SE in 2006 as Head of the Executive Office for Newspapers, where he was Publishing Director of the Hamburg Regional Newspaper Group from 2007 and Chairman of the Management Board of WELT Group / Berliner Morgenpost / Hamburger Abendblatt from 2008. Jan Bayer has been a member of the Executive Board of Axel Springer SE since January 2012 and became the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Ringier Axel Springer Media in April 2019.
Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Thomas Kaiser was CEO of Ringier Digital and a member of the Executive Board of Ringier AG from 2012 to 2017. He has more than 25 years of experience in digital transformation projects (e.g. Bertelsmann, Hubert Burda Media). Today, he is a partner in an investment management company that develops digital ventures projects for corporate investors. This includes the development and expansion of the startup portfolio of Ringier Digital Ventures AG.
Dr. Julian Deutz
Member of the Supervisory Board
Julian Deutz joined Axel Springer in 2004. After serving as CFO of Axel Springer International, he became Head of Group Controlling / Corporate Development. In January 2014 Julian Deutz was appointed as member of the Executive Board of Axel Springer SE and took over as Chief Financial Officer in April 2014.
Member of the Supervisory Board
Marc Walder worked amongst others as ed-itor-in-chief of SchweizerIllus-tri-erte and SonntagsBlick before he became in 2008 CEO Ringier Switzerland and Germany and member of the Group Executive Board Ringier AG. In 2012 he was appointed new CEO of Ringier AG.
CEO Ringier Axel Springer Media
Mark Dekan in his role as CEO of Ringier Axel Springer Media AG is responsible for the Central Eastern European Joint Venture between Axel Springer and Ringier, the biggest digital media company in CEE. In addition, he holds the position of CEO of Ringier Axel Springer Polska, managing one of the largest media groups in the region.
Before his appointment as CEO of Ringier Axel Springer Media AG in 2013, Mark Dekan was as the CFO responsible for the establishment and management of the finance function of the Group. Mark Dekan has extensive experience in the media business, including the traditional and digital parts of media, as well as in the management of large and diverse organisations. His experience comes from international and local markets, where he worked on leadership positions in Management Boards and Supervisory Boards.
CFO Ringier Axel Springer Media
Elena Jasvoin was appointed CFO of Ringier Axel Springer Media AG in January 2018. Before joining the company in March 2016, she worked since 2013 as Managing Director and CFO at Zeppelin Systems Russia & CIS, where she established and led the plant engineering business. Prior to this, she held several other executive posts within the same organization, among them CFO for Zeppelin Russia. Beforehand, she worked in various other companies, including Amtel properties development, Metro Cash & Carry, and consulting firm EY. Elena holds an Executive MBA from IMD Lausanne and an MBA Degree from California State University.
Vice President Ringier Axel Springer Media
Aleksander Kutela joined Ringier Axel Springer Polska in 2015. In February 2016 he became the COO of Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, and in September 2018 r., after the merger of companies pertaining to Onet-RAS Polska Group into one legal entity he became the v-ce President of the Board of Ringier Axel Springer Polska. Up until 2015 Aleksander Kutela served as the CEO of HBO Polska (2000-2015) and vice president of HBO Europe (2007-2015).
COO Ringier Axel Springer Media
Jovan Protic has been with Ringier Axel Springer since 2005. Up until 2014, he has worked as the CDO at Ringier Axel Springer Serbia. In February 2016 he has joined Ringier Axel Springer Media AG Leadership Team, where he is responsible for the field of Digital Publishing.?Since September 2018 he has been a Member of the Board of Ringier Axel Springer Polska.
Managing Director Job Classifieds
István Martis graduated at the Faculty of Law of E?tv?s Lóránd University in Budapest. He spent nearly ten years in the human resources consultancy sector working in the Hungarian market, as well as in Central Eastern Europe and the United States of America. Then he joined the Profession.hu team as Head of Sales in 2008 and has been managing the entire company since 2012. Hungary's leading recruitment service became part of the Ringier Axel Springer Media AG portfolio in 2015.