DR. THOMAS RABE

Chief Executive Officer of Bertelsmann Management SE

Personal Information:
Date of birth: August 6, 1965
Place of birth: Luxembourg

Education:
1983: High school diploma, École Européenne, Brussels
RWTH Aachen University/ University of Cologne
Faculty of Economics
1989: Degree in Business
University of Cologne
1995: Doctorate in Economics (Dr. rer.pol.)

Professional Career:
1989: General Directorate for Financial Institutions and Company Law
European Commission, Brussels
1990: Forrester Norall & Sutton (now White & Case), Brussels 

1991: Treuhandanstalt, Berlin
1993: Beteiligungsgesellschaft Neue Länder, Berlin

1996: Clearstream International, Luxembourg 

1998: Clearstream International, Luxembourg, Chief Financial Officer 

2000: RTL Group, Luxembourg, Member of the Executive Board

since 1/2006: Bertelsmann AG, Chief Financial Officer

since 1/2012: Bertelsmann Management SE, Chief Executive Officer



Membership in Legally Mandated Domestic Supervisory Boards

Symrise AG, Holzminden, Chairman of the Supervisory Board


Arvato AG, Gütersloh, Chairman of the Supervisory Board (until August 3, 2016)

Membership in Comparable Supervisory Bodies (Domestic and International)

Bertelsmann Inc., Wilmington, USA, Chairman of the Supervisory Board

RTL Group S.A., Luxembourg, Chairman of the Supervisory Board


Penguin Random House LLC, UK, Member of the Supervisory Board
Arist Education Systems, Littleton, Denver, USA, Member of the Supervisory Board (until January 1, 2016)
Bertelsmann Learning LLC., New York, USA, Member of the Supervisory Board
Relias Learning LLC, Cary, USA, Member of the Supervisory Board

Symrise Shares (Xetra)

Contact

Tobias Erfurth
Head of Investor Relations

Phone: +49 (0) 5531 90 1879
E-mail: IR(at)symrise.com

Annika Stern
Phone: +49 (0) 5531 90 1547
E-mail: IR(at)symrise.com

Christian Haverkamp
Phone: +49 (0) 5531 90 1910
E-mail: IR(at)symrise.com

We are happy to answer your questions about the Symrise share and other capital market topics. Contacts for other topics can be found at the contact overview or at careers.

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The corporate headquarters in Holzminden can be reached at:
Telephone: +49 (0) 5531/90-0
E-mail: info(at)symrise.com