André Zimmermann is the new Press Officer for the media team of the Bertelsmann Foundation. He succeeds Andreas Henke, who is retiring. Zimmermann will report directly to CEO Klaus-Henning Groth. Zimmermann was previously Communications Manager at the Foundation and from 2005 to 2010 he was Spokesman for the North Rhine-Westphalian Ministry of Science.
The Bertelsmann Foundation is the largest private operating non-profit foundation in Germany, created in 1977 by Reinhard Mohn. The Bertelsmann Foundation holds 77.4 percent of Bertelsmann AG.