We warmly welcome Dr. Andreas Knaut, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications at Bertelsmann Foundation, as a new corporate partner of the Academic Society. He holds a doctorate in history and a degree in journalism. In May 2017, he has become Chief Communication Offers at the Bertelsmann Foundation. Previously, Knaut was responsible for communications at Handelsblatt, Gruner + Jahr, Danone and Schufa Holding. Most recently, he was managing director of Knaut Kommunikation and lectures marketing and communication at the Fresenius University of Applied Science.
The Bertelsmann Foundation is an independant foundation under private law with the aim of promoting education, democracy, society, health, culture and science. The foundation has 380 employees and is headquartered in Gütersloh.