Christoph Mohn, CEO of Internet portal and online marketing services provider Lycos Europe, was elected today (Nov. 15) as a member of the supervisory board of Bertelsmann AG, with immediate effect.

Christoph Mohn, CEO of Internet portal and online marketing services provider Lycos Europe, was elected today (Nov. 15) as a member of the supervisory board of Bertelsmann AG, with immediate effect.

Mohn, who is son of Liz and Reinhard Mohn, owners of Bertelsmann, was elected during Bertelsmann's extraordinary general meeting in Guetersloh.

He has been a regular attendee at Bertelsmann supervisory board meetings since 2003. He is also a shareholder of the holding company Bertelsmann Verwaltungsgesellschaft (BVG), which owns 100% of the voting rights at Bertelsmann AG's general meeting.