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Dr. Christian Göke

Dr. Christian Göke

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
since 1 July 2013

Brief biography

  • since 1 July 2013
    Chief Executive Officer of Messe Berlin GmbH
  • 1/4/2000 - 30/6/2013
    Chief Operating Officer of Messe Berlin GmbH
  • 1997 - 2000
    Messe Frankfurt GmbH - Division Head of Communication Events and Leisure Events, New Business Development
  • 1993 - 1996
    Roland Berger & Partner, Munich - Business Consultant
  • 1992 - 1993
    MBA - SDA Bocconi, Milan - University of Florida, Gainesville
  • 1991 - 1992
    Awarded title of Dr. jur.
  • 1986 - 1990
    Studied Law in Münster and Bologna
  • 1984 - 1985
    German military service
  • 1965 born in Münster, Westphalia
Dirk Hoffmann

Dirk Hoffmann

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
since 15 September 2015

Brief biography

  • since 15 September 2015
    Chief Financial Officer of Messe Berlin GmbH
  • 2009 – 2015
    ImmobilienScout24, Berlin – MD, COO
  • 2001 – 2009
    Fox Mobile/Jamba, Berlin – CFO/since 2005 MD
  • 1998 - 2000
    Management Consultant – BMBF/WHU
  • 1994 - 1997
    Booz Allen & Hamilton (today Strategy&/PwC), Munich – Management Consultant
  • 1993
    MBA – University of Texas at Austin (USA)
  • 1988 - 1992
    Dipl.-Kfm. (Master’s degree in Business Admin./Management) – WHU Koblenz (Otto Beisheim School of Management) with studies in USA and Canada
  • 1969 born in Cologne

Supervisory Board

Peter Zühlsdorff

Wolf-Dieter Wolf

Managing Partner
Grundkonzept Financial Services Wirtschaftsberatungs- und Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, Berlin

Chairman

Ramona Pop

Ramona Pop

Mayor of Berlin and Senator
Berlin Government, Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises, Berlin

First Deputy Chairman

Thomas Jaegler

Thomas Jaegler

Sous-Chef
Capital Catering GmbH, Berlin
Employee representative

Second Deputy Chairman

Ulrike Brabant

Ulrike Brabant

Manager Customer Services
MB Capital Services GmbH, Berlin

Employee representative

Jan Eder

Jan Eder

General Director
Chamber of Commerce, Berlin

Thomas Ellerbeck

Thomas Ellerbeck

Member of the Group Executive Committee
Group Director Corporate and External Affairs
TUI AG, Hanover / Berlin

Klaus Feiler

Klaus Feiler

Permanent Secretary
Senate Department for Finance, Berlin

Ellen Funk

Ellen Funk

Messe Berlin GmbH, Berlin

Employee representative

Catherine Mühlemann

Catherine Mühlemann

Entrepreneur

Ulrike Niggemann

Ulrike Niggemann

Managing Director
Fruitnet Media International GmbH / Fruchthandel Magazin, Düsseldorf

Dr. Alexander Pett

Dr. Alexander Pett

Managing Director
gfu Consumer & Home Electronics GmbH, Frankfurt/Main

Joachim Rukwied

Joachim Rukwied

President
German Farmers’ Association, Berlin

Dirk Schade

Dirk Schade

Project Manager IFA Public Media / Events
Messe Berlin GmbH, Berlin

Employee representative

Georg Walkenbach

Georg Walkenbach

Managing Director & Shareholder
Beurer GmbH, Ulm

Norbert Zeglin

Norbert Zeglin

Norbert Zeglin
Head of Subdepartment purchasing
construction and technology
Messe Berlin GmbH, Berlin

Employee representative