29.01.2020, Germany, Bertelsmann
Bertelsmann strengthens representation in Brussels and appoints RTL Group General Counsel Vincent de Dorlodot as new Head of the Brussels Liaison Office.
The international media, services, and education group Bertelsmann is stepping up its public affairs activities in Brussels. The Group is pooling its representation and political communications under one roof to include responsibility for all of RTL Group’s EU-related matters. The aim is to lend more weight to the political communications of Bertelsmann, RTL Group, and the other corporate divisions in Europe’s capital. With effect from 1 February 2020, the new head of this Brussels Liaison Office will be Vincent de Dorlodot, previously General Counsel of RTL Group in Luxembourg. In this role, he will report to Karin Schlautmann, Head of Corporate Communications and a member of Bertelsmann’s Group Management Committee (GMC).
Vincent de Dorlodot, born in 1965, was appointed General Counsel of RTL Group in April 2000. He started his career in 1990 as an attorney working for the law firm De Bandt, Van Hecke et Lagae (now Linklaters). In 1995, he joined Groupe Bruxelles Lambert as Corporate Counsel, a position he held until joining RTL Group. He studied at the University of Louvain (Belgium) and the University of Leiden (Netherlands). He gained a master’s degree in law from Duke University (USA) in 1994.