Björn Rettig appointed as new CEO of BurdaLuxury

Björn Rettig appointed as new CEO of BurdaLuxury

Björn Rettig is appointed as new CEO of BurdaLuxury. He replaces with immediate effect Sven Friedrichs, who has headed Burda's business in Asia since 2017. BurdaLuxury operates in Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, and India with 470 employees.

Björn Rettig joined Burda in 2017 heading the business in India. Björn Rettig joined Burda in 2017 heading the business in India. Prior to joining Hubert Burda Media, he was Managing Director of the Bauer Media Group in Wroclaw/Poland and worked as Executive Vice President/COO for Phoenix Press.


"I am very pleased that Björn Rettig will take over the role as CEO for BurdaLuxury. He has already very successfully expanded our business in India and will be instrumental in driving the further transformation process of the entire Group in Asia. Björn Rettig will be supported by Martin Weese as COO, who will take over this role in addition to his current position as Head of Business Development at Burda International. I would like to thank Sven for his commitment and dedication over the past years and wish him all the best, both professionally and personally."

Martin Weiss, Member of the Board at Hubert Burda Media

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Maneekan Viratham Poonsawat

Maneekan Viratham Poonsawat

Regional Senior Executive - Communications & Corporate Development

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