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About Gruner + Jahr GmbH

Gruner + Jahr (G+J) is the international magazine and newspaper publishing arm of German media giant Bertelsmann, which owns a 75% stake. The company publishes more than 500 magazines, newspapers, and digital publications in 30 countries, including Stern and Brigitte in Germany and Top Girl in Italy. Gruner + Jahr operates through five divisions: G+J Germany; G+J International; G+J France; Print; and Corporate Services. Its US magazine operation, which made up about a quarter of revenue, was sold in 2005. The company also owns European financial newspaper Financial Times Deutschland . In addition, G+J offers commercial printing services and distribution services. The founding Jahr family owns 25% of the firm.

Gruner + Jahr GmbH

Am Baumwall 11
Hamburg, Hamburg 20459
Phone: 49 403-7030

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Subsidiary
Geschäftsführer: Julia Jäkel-Wickert
Geschäftsführer: Oliver Radtke
Geschäftsführer: Stephan Schäfer-Gothe
Employees (This Location): 11,352
Employees (All Locations): 13,000