Born in 1968. He graduated in Business Administration from the European Business School and holds a Master of Business Administration in finance. He started his professional career in 1992, at the FELIX SCHOELLER GROUP, and subsequently became Deputy Chairman and General Manager of FELIX SCHOELLER DIGITAL IMAGING in the United Kingdom (1999). He joined the RTL GROUP CORPORATE CENTRE in 2000 as Vice President in charge of Mergers & Acquisitions. In 2003, he was appointed Vice President of Control and Investments. From July 2003 to December 2005, he served as Executive Vice President of Strategy and Control.

Since 2006 he has been a member of the Management Committee of the RTL Group and since October of the same year, he has been Corporate CFO and Head of the Corporate Centre of the RTL Group. In 2018, he was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of RTL GROUP, S.A (listed company - Luxembourg, Frankfurt, and Euronex - Brussels) assuming responsibilities for the M6 Group in France and RTL Belgium in the Executive Committee of the RTL Group. As Chief Financial Officer and Head of the Corporate Centre in the RTL Group, Elmar Heggen is in charge of the Group's Finance, Legal, M&A and IT areas of the group, and is also responsible for the Group's Human Resources department, jointly with the Chairman Bert Habets.

Other positions held at RTL Group related parties: Chairman of the Board of Directors of BROADCASTING CENTER EUROPE S.A. (Luxembourg); MÉDIA ASSURANCES S.A. (Luxembourg), AUDIOMÉDIA INVESTMENTS S.A., DUCHY DIGITAL S.A. (Luxembourg) and MEDIA REAL STATE, S.A. (Luxembourg); Member of the Supervisory Board of RTL NEDERLAND HOLDING BV (Netherlands); CLT UFA S.A. (Luxembourg), RTL Group Germany S.A., (Luxembourg), RTL 9 S.A., RTL Belgium S.A. (Belgium); RTL Belux S.A. (Luxembourg), Spotx INC (USA), U SCREENS AB, STYLE HAUL INC; BROADBAND TV CORP; BROADBAND TV (USA) INC.; 0971999 B.C. LTD; VISO ONLINE VIDEO PRODUCTION INC; TGN GAMES COMMUNITIES; General Manager of UFA FILM UND FERNSEH GMBH; Manager of RTL GROUP SERVICES GMBH, RTL GROUP VERMOGENSVERWALTUNG GMBH, RTL TELEVISION GMBH, RTL GROUP LICENSING ASIA GMBH, RTL GROUP DEUTSCHLAND GMBH and RTL GROUP CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE GMBH. Other positions: director of REGUS, PLC. (listed company - London).