Elmar Heggen, born in 1968, holds a diploma in business administration from the European Business School and graduated as Master of Business Administration in finance.
In 1992, he started his career at the Felix Schoeller Group, becoming Vice President & General Manager of Felix Schoeller Digital Imaging in the UK in 1999. Elmar Heggen first joined the RTL Group Corporate Centre in 2000 as Vice President Mergers & Acquisitions. In 2003, he was promoted to Senior Vice President in charge of Controlling & Investments. From July 2003 until December 2005 he was Executive Vice President in charge of Strategy & Controlling. Since 2006, Mr. Heggen has served on the RTL Group Executive Management team, and since October 2006 he has been Chief Financial Officer and Head of the Corporate Centre of RTL Group.
Other appointments and duties: Managing director of RTL Group Central and Eastern Europe S.A.; Chairman of the Board of directors of: Broadcasting Center Europe S.A., Média Assurances S.A., Audiomédia Investments S.A., BeProcurement S.A., Duchy Digital S.A., MP D S.A., MP E S.A., MP H S.A.; Member of the Supervisory board of RTL Nederland Holding BV; Director of: RTL Group, S.A., Regus, Plc., CLT Ufa S.A., RTL Group Germany S.A., RTL 9 S.A., RTL Belgium S.A., Inadi S.A., Immobiliére Bayard d'Antin S.A., RTL Belux S.A., Spotxchange; Member of the Supervisory Board of: Ediradio S.A. as representative of the company Immobiliére Bayard d'Antin S.A.; Director of IP France S.A. as representative of the company Immobiliére Bayard d'Antin; S.A., Manager of: RTL Group Services GmbH, UFA Film und Fernseh GmbH, RTL Group Vermogensverwaltung GmbH, RTL Group Deutschland GmbH, RTL Group Central and Eastern Europe GmbH, RTL Television GmbH, RTL Group Licensing Asia GmbH, and Chairman of the Board of managers of Média Properties Sarl.