Dr. Stefan PiëchCEO

Year of birth: 1970
Place of birth: Vienna
Nationality: Austrian

CEO of Your Family Entertainment AG, Munich, Germany
since October 18th, 2006

Member of the supervisory board

  • SOS-Kinderdörfer weltweit Hermann-Gmeiner-Fonds Deutschland e.V., Munich, Germany
  • SEAT, S.A., Martorell, Spain
  • Porsche Automobil Holding SE, Stuttgart, Germany

Career history

since 2015 | Member board of trustees of Volkswagen Belegschaftsstiftung, Wolfsburg, Germany
since 2006 | CEO of Your Family Entertainment AG
2000 – 2005 | Founding member and CEO of OPENPICTURES AG, Munich, Germany
1998 – 1999 | Product manager and New Business Development at GCI Management, Start-up Handelsplattform (Preis 24 AG), Munich, Germany
1997 | Internship New Business Development at ITOCHU Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
1994 – 1996 | Internship at Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Chrysler, Porsche, spare parts sales at SONAUTO S.A.R.L., Paris, France
1988 – 1989 | Compulsory military service, Medic at Bundesheer, Austria

Education and training

1988 | International Baccalaureate Diploma Vienna International School, Vienna, Austria
1990-1994 | Film and Media Sciences, Business Administration and Japanese Studies (until 1992), University of Stirling, Scotland
1993 | Exchange semester at University of San Diego, California
1994 | Hons. Bachelor of Arts, University of Stirling, Scotland
1997 | Young Managers Program in INSEAD, Fontainbleau, France
1999 | PhD at Institute for Media and Communication Studies at University of Klagenfurt, Austria

Bernd WendelnCOO

Year of birth: 1972
Place of birth: Cloppenburg
Nationality: German

COO of Your Family Entertainment AG, Munich, Germany
Member of the board of directors since June 1st, 2020

Career history

Mr. Wendeln has been COO of Your Family Entertainment since December 1, 2019 (on the Management Board since June 1, 2020) and has many years of management experience in the media business through his positions at the Tele München Group and the ProSiebenSat.1 Group. At the Tele München Gruppe (now part of Leonine), he developed and led the first VOD channel “Filmtastic” and the expansion into new business areas. At the ProSiebenSat.1 Group, Bernd Wendeln was involved in strategic and M&A projects in all segments of the group. Before that, Mr. Wendeln worked in the private equity sector and he also received an MBA from INSEAD Business School.

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