Thomas Rabe is a German businessperson who has been at the helm of 15 different companies. Currently, he holds the position of Chairman-Supervisory Board for Symrise AG, Chairman-Management Board & CEO for Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Chairman of Relias Learning LLC, Chairman for RTL Group SA, Non-Executive Chairman of Prinovis Ltd. & Co. KG, Chief Executive Officer for Bertelsmann Publishing Group, Inc. and Chairman and CEO at Bertelsmann Corporate Services India Pvt Ltd. (which are all subsidiaries of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA) and Chairman-Management Board & CEO at Bertelsmann Management SE.
He is also on the board of 5 other companies.
In the past Thomas Rabe occupied the position of Chairman of Ricordi & C SpA, Chairman for Arist Education System LLC, Chairman-Supervisory Board at Bertelsmann, Inc., Chairman-Supervisory Board for Gruner + Jahr GmbH & Co. KG, Chairman-Supervisory Board at arvato AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board of Druck- & Verlagshaus Hüpke & Sohn Weserland-Verlag GmbH, Chairman-Supervisory Board at BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT GmbH, Chief Financial Officer & Director at Clearstream International SA and Head-Acquisitions at Beteiligungsgesellschaft Neue Zeitung mbH & Co. KG.
Thomas Rabe received a doctorate from Universität zu Köln and a graduate degree and an undergraduate degree from RWTH Aachen University.