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
    • Volkswagen Belegschaftsstiftung, Wolfsburg, Germany
    • Siemens AG Österreich, Vienna, Austria
    • Board of Directors, Kartoon Studios, Inc., Los Angeles, USA
    • TTTech Computertechnik AG, Vienna, Austria


since 2015 | Member board of trustees of Volkswagen Belegschaftsstiftung, Wolfsburg, Germany
since 2006 | CEO of Your Family Entertainment AG, Munich, Germany
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

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



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