Our Management Boards

Together with the experienced managers Veit Dengler and Harald Jessen, Yvonne Bauer manages the national and international activities of Bauer Media Group. Learn more about the corporate governance of Bauer Media Group.


Yvonne Bauer

Owner Bauer Media Group
  • Hamburg

Born in Hamburg in 1977, Yvonne Bauer studied German Literature and started her career as a trainee at the Hoffmann and Campe publishing house. After holding various positions at Bauer Media Group, she followed in the footsteps of her father Heinz, assuming control of the company in 2010. Today, she steers the domestic and international operations of the Group.

Veit Dengler

Chief Operating Officer
  • Hamburg

Veit Dengler, born in 1968, holds academic degrees from Harvard University and the Vienna University of Economics and Business. As CEO of the Switzerland-based NZZ Media Group, he was responsible for the company’s strategic realignment. Veit Dengler leads the operative business of all four Business Areas at Bauer Media Group since April 2018.

Harald Jessen

Chief Financial Officer
  • Hamburg

Harald Jessen, born in 1971, studied business administration at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität in Kiel. He has held various top management positions in finance and controlling, including at KPMG, Siemens, and the Knorr-Bremse Group. Harald Jessen was appointed CFO of Bauer Media Group in 2016 and has been a member of the Group Executive Board since September 2017.