Markus Schunk is a Managing Director of Holtzbrinck Digital since May 2011 after already serving on its management board as CFO since March 2009. Prior to that, Markus was Managing Director of the Holtzbrinck eLAB GmbH (today: Holtzbrinck Digital Incubation), after having already taken over the commercial management of the company in October 2007.
Markus joined the Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group in September 2004. In his first assignment, Markus was responsible for the financial controlling of the foreign portfolio companies Macmillan and Macmillan US. Subsequently, Markus was a project leader for Mergers & Acquisitions. In this function, he conducted many transactions in the digital and traditional media fields.
Before joining Holtzbrinck, Markus was a Senior Consultant for KPMG in Munich working in the field of corporate finance.
Markus attained his Master degree in General Management at the Eberhard-Karls University in Tübingen.