Thomas Hermann Rabe is a German businessperson who has been at the head of 16 different companies. Dr. Rabe is Chairman & CEO at Bertelsmann Management SE and Chief Executive Officer for Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Non-Executive Chairman of Prinovis GmbH & Co. KG, Chairman at Penguin Random House LLC, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at RTL Group SA, Chief Executive Officer of Bertelsmann Publishing Group, Inc. and Chairman and CEO at Bertelsmann Corporate Services India Pvt Ltd. (which are all subsidiaries of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA). Dr. Rabe is also on the board of adidas AG, Bertelsmann Digital Média Investments SA (former President), Penguin Random House Ltd. and Advanced Customer Relation S à R L.
Thomas Hermann Rabe previously occupied the position of Member-Supervisory Board at Symrise AG, Chairman for Ricordi & C SpA, Chairman of Arist Education System LLC, Chief Financial Officer at Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA Chairman for Bertelsmann, Inc. Chairman-Supervisory Board for Gruner + Jahr GmbH, Chairman of Relias Learning LLC, Chairman-Supervisory Board for arvato AG and Chairman-Supervisory Board of BMG Rights Management GmbH (which are all subsidiaries of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA), Chairman-Supervisory Board for Druck- & Verlagshaus Hüpke & Sohn Weserland-Verlag GmbH, Chief Financial Officer & Director at Clearstream International SA, Director-Controlling at Treuhandanstalt, Head-Acquisitions at Beteiligungsgesellschaft Neue Zeitung mbH & Co. KG and Associate for White & Case LLP (Belgium).
Thomas Hermann Rabe received a doctorate from Universität zu Köln and an MBA from RWTH Aachen University.