Managing Committee

Dr. Harald Heker (en)

CEO

Born on 1st March 1958 in Essen
Studied law in Munich, promoted in Freiburg/Br.
Since 2007: CEO of GEMA


Born on 1st March 1958 in Essen

Education and professional career:

  • Studied law in Munich
  • Graduated in Freiburg/Br.
  • Since 2007: CEO of GEMA
  • Since 2006: GEMA Managing Committee member
  • 2001 - 2005: Managing Director of the Börsenverein of the German Publishers and Booksellers Association, and since 2003 speaker for the Management Committee of the Börsenverein Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, an affiliated company to the Börsenverein, under whose umbrella the Börsenverein pools its economic activities such as the organisation of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
  • 1990-2000: General Counsel of the Börsenverein and co-director of the exhibition and trade fair GmbH of the Börsenverein.
  • 1988-1990: Lawyer and Managing Director at the Institute for Copyright and Media Law in Munich.
Georg Oeller (en)

Born on 27 April 1964 in Munich
Apprenticeship as a bank clerk and legal studies in Munich
Since August 2009: GEMA Managing Committee member


Education and professional career:

  • Since August 2009: GEMA Managing Committee member
  • Before that - since 1995 - he held several positions
  • Apprenticeship as a bank clerk and legal studies in Munich
Photo : Florian Jaenicke
Lorenzo Colombini (en)

Member of the Managing Committee

Born on 20 September 1972 in Italy
Studied business economics, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi
Since July 2012: GEMA Managing Committee member 


Education and professional career:

  • Since July 2012: GEMA Managing Committee member
  • 2009 - June 2012: Director for Finance and Accounting at GEMA.
  • 2002 - 2009: in charge of financial affairs, directly reporting to the CFO, Constantin Film AG, Munich.
  • 2003: American auditor (Certified Public Accountant), New Hampshire, USA
  • 1999 - 2002: auditing and consulting, KPMG, Munich
  • 1998 - 1999: auditing and consulting, Europa Treuhand Ernst & Young, Vienna
  • Studied business economics, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

CEO

Born on 1st March 1958 in Essen
Studied law in Munich, promoted in Freiburg/Br.
Since 2007: CEO of GEMA


Born on 1st March 1958 in Essen

Education and professional career:

  • Studied law in Munich
  • Graduated in Freiburg/Br.
  • Since 2007: CEO of GEMA
  • Since 2006: GEMA Managing Committee member
  • 2001 - 2005: Managing Director of the Börsenverein of the German Publishers and Booksellers Association, and since 2003 speaker for the Management Committee of the Börsenverein Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, an affiliated company to the Börsenverein, under whose umbrella the Börsenverein pools its economic activities such as the organisation of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
  • 1990-2000: General Counsel of the Börsenverein and co-director of the exhibition and trade fair GmbH of the Börsenverein.
  • 1988-1990: Lawyer and Managing Director at the Institute for Copyright and Media Law in Munich.

Born on 27 April 1964 in Munich
Apprenticeship as a bank clerk and legal studies in Munich
Since August 2009: GEMA Managing Committee member


Education and professional career:

  • Since August 2009: GEMA Managing Committee member
  • Before that - since 1995 - he held several positions
  • Apprenticeship as a bank clerk and legal studies in Munich
Photo : Florian Jaenicke

Member of the Managing Committee

Born on 20 September 1972 in Italy
Studied business economics, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi
Since July 2012: GEMA Managing Committee member 


Education and professional career:

  • Since July 2012: GEMA Managing Committee member
  • 2009 - June 2012: Director for Finance and Accounting at GEMA.
  • 2002 - 2009: in charge of financial affairs, directly reporting to the CFO, Constantin Film AG, Munich.
  • 2003: American auditor (Certified Public Accountant), New Hampshire, USA
  • 1999 - 2002: auditing and consulting, KPMG, Munich
  • 1998 - 1999: auditing and consulting, Europa Treuhand Ernst & Young, Vienna
  • Studied business economics, Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi