Chief Digital Officer / Chief Sales Officer
Stan Sugarman, born in 1968, began his career after studying history and business administration at Berkeley for Oracle in the U.S. He gained an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management before switching to Bertelsmann in 1995 and becoming Managing Director of Lycos Bertelsmann Germany.
Sugarman joined Gruner + Jahr in 1997 with responsibility as Deputy Director for developing G+J Electronic Media Sales.
Two years later, he was appointed to the board of management of AOL Europe with responsibility for the Marketing & Business Affairs divisions. He returned to Gruner + Jahr at the end of 2000, taking over as Managing Director of G+J Media Sales/G+J Electronic Media Sales.
In 2012 Sugarman was named Chief Digital Officer of G+J Deutschland.
Stan Sugarman is married and has two children.