Andreas Fritzenkötter acts as the Board’s Chairman. After completing his studies in political science, history and constitutional law in Saarbrücken and Bonn in 1982, he became Political Editor and Bonn Correspondent for the Rheinische Post newspaper. He was Press Spokesman for Germany’s CDU party from 1989 before becoming Media Consultant to then-Chancellor Helmut Kohl in 1990, a role in which he was responsible for press, media and information. Mr Fritzenkötter subsequently spent ten years as Head of Corporate Communications at the Bauer Media Group in Hamburg before a brief period as a freelance media consultant. He is Head of Communications at the international holding company Sapinda Holding BV.
The Advisory Board has an active role in expanding the business, and in the selection and development of share acquisitions.