Richard Reitzner, Active Chairman

Richard Reitzner’s first professional post took him to Mexico City as a business analyst and consultant for the German-Mexican Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Following his return, he first worked as Senior Manager of New Markets & Multimedia at Pro Sieben before assisting the broadcast launch of HSE24 – then known as H.O.T. – as Head of Marketing & Communication in 1995. In 1999, the native of Munich moved to Rome to establish the first 24-hour Italian shopping channel Home Shopping Europe S.p.A. as General Manager. Richard Reitzner returned to Ismaning as EVP Purchasing & Planning in 2004 and after two years also took responsibility for Programming. He was appointed Managing Director in 2007. From January 2016 to January 2017, the business administration graduate acted as CEO and Chairman of the Management Board. Since February 2017, Richard Reitzner has been Active Chairman of the HSE24 Group and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Home Shopping Europe GmbH.