Chief Executive Officer
Frankfurt Allgemeine Zeitung

MO MAY 22ND, 2017 // 11.30 AM – 11.50 AM // Frankfurter Allgemeine Quarterly: High gloss relevance
Since 2014 Thomas Lindner is chairman oft he management board of „Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung GmbH“ (F.A.Z.). After he had studied business sciences at the University of Münster and did his MBA at Berkley in 1994, he started working at the publishing house Gruner + Jahr in Hamburg. There he was responsible fort he advertising business of „Stern“, „GEO“, „art“ and „Brigitte“. At the end of 2008 Lindner became director of Gruner + Jahr and so became part oft he managing board of „Zeitschriften Deutschland“. Recently he has been director oft he publishing group „Agenda“, the largest magazine-group oft he publishing company in Hamburg. He was responsible for „Stern“, „GEO“, „art“, „PM“, „Eltern“, the corresponding websites and the „Entertainment Media Verlag“ in Munich. Lindner was born in Frankfurt, is married and has three daughters.