Jens Schwanewedel started his career and joined Arthur Andersen where he served as a Senior Auditor and Project Manager until 1999. He then joined the Hugo Boss group, where he served as an assistant to the Executive Board, Director of Finance and Administration as well as Managing Director and also worked as the Head of Group Planning & Analysis. In 2004, Mr Schwanewedel joined Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH & Co. KG as the Vice President of Group Accounting & Reporting. In 2006, he joined Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH, where he served as the Senior Vice President of Controlling & Accounting as well as the Deputy CFO. He currently is a member of the Executive Board and Group CFO of Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH. Since 2011, Mr Schwanewedel is a member of the Advisory Board (Beirat) of DZ Bank AG. In 2013, he became a member of the Advisory Board (Regionalbeirat Südwest) of Commerzbank AG.
Mr Schwanewedel was born in 1968 in Varel, Germany and holds a degree in business administration (Diplom-Betriebswirt (FH)) from Reutlingen University, Germany, and a degree in management from the Reims Management School, France.
Date appointed: 2018
Term expires: 2021
Partner or member of the administrative, management or supervisory bodies of:
- Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH (member of the executive board and Group CFO)
- DZ Bank AG (member of the advisory board)
- Commerzbank AG (member of the advisory board (Regionalbeirat Südwest)