has been Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and a member of the executive management of arvato Entertainment since 2002. He was born on May 6 1956 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
After his studies to become a Contador Público in Argentina, he commenced his career as junior auditor at the company of chartered accountants and tax consultants Coopers & Lybrand in Argentina in 1977. Two years later he joined the Genfer Lebensversicherungsgesellschaft in Switzerland and in 1980 he took part in a Bertelsmann AG trainee programme in the Buenos Aires book club.
In 1981 Enrique Bognar started to work for Bertelsmann AG in Germany as regional controller for Latin America and was responsible for the book club business management. In 1984 he changed over to a subsidiary, the Círculo de Lectores located in Mexico City, and was appointed to their executive management.
In 1991 as CFO Enrique Bognar took over responsibility for commercial management at Storage Media and in this function was involved in further expansion of the international business. In 2002 he was appointed CFO of arvato Entertainment.