Michael Rzesnitzek


As a manager of major global media companies, Michael Rzesnitzek has first-hand experience dealing with the challenges facing media companies in a period of transformation.

Michael’s consulting focus is devising success strategies for media players. His functional expertise spans the development of growth strategies, portfolio management/M&A as well business process improvement and restructuring.
With his distinguished knowledge of the European media scene and its protagonists as well as his proven operational and strategic skills, Michael works mainly in the TMT (Technology, Media, Telecom) practice and on Private Equity assignments.

Education & prior experience

  • Managing Director UK & EMEA Financial Times Group, London and CEO FT Germany 
  • Director Business Development at Gruner + Jahr (Bertelsmann Group) 
  • MBA from WHU Koblenz, Manchester Business School and Ecole de Mangement Lyon


  • Business Unit Strategy
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Operational Strategy
  • Strategy Realization


  • TMT