Messe Berlin

Management and Subsidiaries

The Managment

Dr. Mario Tobias, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Dr. Mario Tobias

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Brief biography

  • Since September 2023
    Chairman of the Management Board / CEO of Messe Berlin GmbH
  • 2014 - 2023
    Chief Executive Officer, Potsdam Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • 2011 - 2014
    Secretary General - Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies
  • 2000 - 2010
    German Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (bitkom) - Division Manager, from 2005 Member of the Executive Board Technologies & Services
  • since 2015
    Honorary Professor Technical University Braunschweig
  • 2000 and 2007
    Doctorates in natural sciences (TU Braunschweig) and political science (FU Berlin)
  • 1971
    Born in Wolfenbüttel

Dirk Hoffmann

Dirk Hoffmann

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Brief biography

  • Since September 2023 Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer of Messe Berlin
  • 2015 – 2022 Managing Director, CFO of Messe Berlin GmbH
  • 2009 – 2015
    ImmobilienScout24, Berlin – MD, COO
  • 2001 – 2009
    Fox Mobile/Jamba, Berlin – CFO/since 2005 MD
  • 1998 - 2000
    Management Consultant – BMBF/WHU
  • 1994 - 1997
    Booz Allen & Hamilton (today Strategy&/PwC), Munich – Management Consultant
  • 1993
    MBA – University of Texas at Austin (USA)
  • 1988 - 1992
    Dipl.-Kfm. (Master’s degree in Business Admin./Management) – WHU Koblenz (Otto Beisheim School of Management) with studies in USA and Canada
  • 1969 born in Cologne

Supervisory Board

Dr. Eric Schweitzer

Dr. Eric Schweitzer

Member of the Shareholders' Committee of ALBA Group, Berlin

Chairman

Franziska Giffey

Franziska Giffey

Mayor of Berlin and Senator

Senate Department for Economic Affairs, Energy and Public Enterprises, Berlin

First Deputy Chairman

Ulrike Brabant

Ulrike Brabant

Unit-Manager Technical Orders/IT Services
MB Capital Services GmbH, Berlin

Employee representative

Second Deputy Chairwoman

Djamila Amani

Djamila Amani

Architect,Head of Construction and Property Management Department
Messe Berlin GmbH, Berlin

Employee representative

Christian Andresen

Christian Andresen

President

The Hotel and Restaurant Association Berlin e.V. (DEHOGA Berlin), Berlin

Thomas Blisse

Thomas Blisse

Degree in Business Informatics
Messe Berlin GmbH, Berlin

Employee representative

Carine Chardon

Carine Chardon

Managing Director Home Appliances and Consumer Electronics Sections

Jan Eder

Jan Eder

CEO
CCI Berlin, Berlin

Carla Eysel

Carla Eysel

Chief Human Resources Officer / Chief nursing Officer
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin

Ulrike Niggemann

Ulrike Niggemann

Managing Director
Fruitnet Media International GmbH, Düsseldorf

Heike Noack

Heike Noack

Chairwoman of the Works Council of Capital Catering GmbH Assistant Operation Manager Service
Capital Catering GmbH, Berlin

Employee representative

Joachim Rukwied

Joachim Rukwied

President
German Farmers’ Association (DBV), Berlin

Subsidiaries and investments