Who married Reinhard Mohn?
Liz Mohn married Reinhard Mohn 1982.
Reinhard Mohn (29 June 1921 – 3 October 2009) was a German-born international entrepreneur and philanthropist. Under his leadership, Bertelsmann, once a medium-sized printing and publishing house, established in 1835, developed into a global media conglomerate. In 1977, he founded the non-profit Bertelsmann Stiftung, which is today one of the largest operating foundations in Germany, with worldwide reach.
For his entrepreneurial and philanthropic achievements, Mohn received numerous domestic and international awards, including the Knight Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, and Spain's Prince of Asturias Award.Read more...
Elisabeth Mohn (nee Beckmann, born 21 June 1941) is a German billionaire businesswoman and philanthropist.
Mohn, who was married to Reinhard Mohn until his death in 2009, represents the fifth generation of the family that founded and continues to play a leading role at the Bertelsmann media group. She is chairwoman of the shareholders' meeting and of the steering committee of Bertelsmann Verwaltungsgesellschaft, where she serves as family spokesperson. She is also a member of the governance bodies at Bertelsmann. In addition, she serves as the vice-chairwoman of Bertelsmann Stiftung's executive board and its board of trustees.
Mohn has been recognized with numerous awards for her extensive civic engagement, among them the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.Read more...