INTERNATIONAL Management

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Sören Hartmann

CEO DER Touristik Group
Under Sören Hartmann’s leadership, DER Touristik has become a leading pan-European travel group in recent years, as a result of the acquisition of the European tour-operator and sales activities of Kuoni, the holding of a majority stake in Exim Tours and the development of an international network of destination agencies. Hartmann is also board member of the Management Board at REWE Group responsible for Travel and Tourism.

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Dr. Ingo Burmester

CEO Central Europe
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Dr Ingo Burmester is responsible for DER Touristik Group’s Central Europe division with the overall sales and tour operator business of DER Touristik Group in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, including brands such as DERTOUR, ITS, Kuoni and Helvetic Tours. His responsibilities also include specialists, the travel agency sales operation with DER Deutsches Reisebüro and REWE Austria Touristik. Here you find the Management Board Central Europe.

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Joao Gonzaga

CDO DER Touristik Group
Joao Gonzaga is responsible for the Group-wide digitization of DER Touristik Group. His responsibilities as CDO include harmonizing the Group-wide IT infrastructures to make optimum use of synergies within the Group. At the same time, the Group-wide booking systems will be closely linked with the processes of the service providers and new digital service offers for partners and travellers are to be developed. Joao Gonzaga heads an international team of experts to drive the Groups digital transformation.

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Jiří Jelínek

CEO DER Touristik Eastern Europe
Jiri Jelinek is CEO Eastern Europe. In this position, he assumes overall responsibility for the for the brands Exim und Fischer in the Czech Republic, as well as for the remaining Eastern European markets of Romania, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. He has been instrumental in driving the integration of the two business units Fischer and Exim, as well as Travel Brands S.A. in Romania.

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Leif Vase Larsen

CEO DER Touristik Northern Europe
Leif Vase Larsen is responsible for all businesses in Northern Europe, including the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium and France. The main brands are Kuoni Travel in the United Kingdom, the tour operator Apollo in Scandinavia as well as the premium-segment brands of Kuoni France.

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Georg Schmickler

CEO Hotel Division DER Touristik Group
Georg Schmickler is responsible for the group-wide hotel activities of DER Touristik Group, which represent a strategic corporate issue within the group. As CEO of the Hotel Division, Georg Schmickler is responsible for the development and implementation of the overall strategy and for the expansion of the hotel portfolio.

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Boris Schnabel

CFO DER Touristik Group
As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Boris Schnabel is primarily responsible for the financial department of DER Touristik Group worldwide. Together with a team of experts, Boris Schnabel manages the group-wide financial topics with a focus on treasury, group reporting and group controlling.

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Dr. Klaus-Ulrich Sperl

CEO DMC DER Touristk Group
Dr Klaus-Ulrich Sperl is responsible for the entire network of the DER Touristik Group's own destination agencies. The tasks of the CEO DMC include global expansion, improvement and expansion of the service portfolio, the further development and development of new business areas, the harmonization of the global system infrastructure and the marketing strategy.

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Stephanie Wulf

CHRO DER Touristik Group
Group-wide personnel responsibility for the DER Touristik Group lies in the hands of Stephanie Wulf. In her position as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), she helps DER Touristik Group strengthen its international employer brand and intensify company-wide collaboration in overarching important personnel matters. Stephanie Wulf is also member of the Management Central Europe.