Management Board

Rolf Buch, Chief Executive Officer

Rolf Buch (Chief Executive Officer)

Name // Rolf Buch
Year of Birth // 1965
Nationality // German
Place of Residence // Gütersloh
Initial Appointment // 2013
Appointed until // 28 February 2023
Function // Chief Executive Officer

Professional Career: Prior to that, Rolf Buch acted as management board member of Bertelsmann SE and as CEO of Arvato AG. During his time at Arvato, the company has grown into a global BPO service provider with more than 60,000 employees in over 40 countries and has developed into the fastest growing business division of Bertelsmann SE.

Academic Career: Rolf Buch had studied Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration

Further Appointments and Mandates*:

  • Kötter Group (Member of the Council of Shareholders)

Helene von Roeder, Member of the Management Board

Helene von Roeder (Member of the Management Board)

Name // Helene von Roeder
Year of Birth // 1970
Nationality // German
Place of Residence // Frankfurt
Initial Appointment // 2018
Function // Member of the Management Board (CFO)

Professional career: Helene von Roeder has held the position of CFO on the Management Board of Vonovia SE since May 2018. After studying physics in Munich and theoretical astrophysics in Cambridge, she began her career at Deutsche Bank in London in 1995. She worked for UBS AG in Frankfurt and London from 2000 to 2004, before moving to Morgan Stanley Bank in Frankfurt, where her most recent role was Head of Global Capital Markets for Germany and Austria, Member of the Management Board of Morgan Stanley Bank AG. From 2014, she headed Credit Suisse’s business in Germany, Austria and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

Further Appointments and Mandates*:

  • AVW Versicherungsmakler GmbH (Member of the Supervisory Board)
  • E. Merck KG (Member of the Council of Shareholders)
  • Merck KGaA (Member of the Supervisory Board)

Arnd Fittkau, Member of the Management Board

Arnd Fittkau (Member of the Management Board)

Name: Arnd Fittkau
Born in: 1973
Nationality: German
Place of residence: Essen
Initial appointment: 2019
Appointed until:
May 2022
Current position: Member of the Management Board (CRO)

Professional Career: Arnd Fittkau first joined the Vonovia Group, as it is now called, in 2002, after various controlling activities at MAN and Hochtief, when he took over as Head of Investment Controlling. In 2005, he moved to the GAGFAH Group to assume the role of Head of Controlling for a period of three years. He has been a managing director at the Vonovia Group since 2008. Since then, Arnd Fittkau has held several managing directorships at various predecessor companies/subsidiaries of the Vonovia Group in Bochum, Munich, Frankfurt and Gelsenkirchen. He held the position of managing director of the West business area of Vonovia Immobilienservice GmbH from 2014. Most recently, he held the position of chief representative of Vonovia SE from the beginning of March 2018 and chaired the regional management teams.

Further Appointments and Mandates*:

  • STEAG Fernwärme GmbH (Member of the Advisory Board)

Daniel Riedl, Member of the Management Board

Daniel Riedl (Member of the Management Board)

Name // Daniel Riedl
Year of Birth // 1969
// Austrian
Place of Residence // Wien
Initial Appointment // 2018
Function // Member of the Management Board (Development & Austrian)

Professional Career: In May 2018, Daniel Riedl became Member of the Management Board at Vonovia SE. Riedl is a graduate in business administration and Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Already between 2004 and 2011, he headed BUWOG in its previous form. From 2008 to 2014, he served on the Executive Board of IMMOFINANZ AG and chaired the Supervisory Board of BUWOG GmbH from the beginning of 2012 until October 2013. In November 2013 Riedl was appointed CEO of BUWOG AG and led BUWOG through the spin-off of IMMOFINANZ AG to the successful stock exchange listing.

*excl. Group mandates