Dominik Asam (Bertelsmann)

Interesting personnel development in Gütersloh: On January 1, Airbus CFO Dominik Asam will join Bertelsmann’s Supervisory Board, the company announced. The mechanical engineering graduate will not replace anyone there: Bertelsmann is increasing the supervisory body 13 to 14 members. The 52-year-old newcomer Asam will meet numerous experienced managers in Gütersloh, including Deutsche Bank board member Bernd Leukert, VW supervisory board chairman Hans Dieter Pötsch and Bodo Uebber.

Two years on the supervisory board of Zalando

“His great experience as well as his far-reaching analytical as well as technological understanding make him an asset to our supervisory body,” praised supervisory board chairman Christoph Mohn. Dominik Asam studied at the Technical University of Munich and at the École Centrale Paris. He also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from INSEAD. His career began at Goldman Sachs and led to positions at Infineon, Siemens and RWE before joining Airbus in April 2019. Asam gained supervisory board experience at Zalando, where he was a member of the supervisory body for two years.