Steffen Naumann is Co-Managing Director of Zuellig Group, and also continues to serve as Chief Financial Officer, a role he assumed in 2010. Backed by a century of entrepreneurial experience in the Asia-Pacific region, the privately owned Zuellig Group holds and manages long-term interests in market-leading companies, with a strategic focus on selected business areas: healthcare and pharmaceuticals, specialised distribution services, agricultural and materials handling equipment, industrial supplies and solutions, active in animal feed, fish farming and genetics and property. Steffen Naumann is also a director of Golden Springs Group, an agricultural business.
Prior to joining The Zuellig Group, Mr Naumann served as a member of the executive board, chief operating officer and chief financial officer for Axel Springer AG, one of Europe¹s leading media companies. He has also held executive positions as a member of the board, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Random House, the book publishing division of Bertelsmann, as well as a member of the board and chief financial officer of Bertelsmann Buch AG, the book publishing and book club division of Bertelsmann, one of the world¹s leading media companies.
Earlier in his career, he served in various finance and corporate development positions for Bertelsmann, McKinsey & Company and Ford of Europe. Mr Naumann graduated in economics and business administration. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Global Economic Symposium. Steffen Naumann has invested for more than 10 years in start-ups and growth companies in digital media, IT, digital health. Current holdings include Proteus Digital Health, Clarify Health, Data Resolve Technologies, and GMPVC German Media Pool.