Portrait of the General Manager
Jiri Burda was born in 1965 in Slovakia. Since 1968, he has been living in the Frankfurt metropolitan area. Already during his business studies in University in 1990, the salesman established Burda WTG – back then still an individual company under the name Burda Worldwide Trading Group – and over the past 22 years, has gradually shaped the company into an international pioneer in the field of short-wave infrared technology. Today, Jiri Burda is the owner and general manager of the internationally operating Burda Worldwide Technologies GmbH. He is also responsible for development, distribution and finance and supervises the ongoing internationalization and positioning of the company on the global market.
Kerstin Daudert was born in Frankfurt/ Main in 1966. The publishing manager and communications expert started her career at the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. After leading positions in marketing in the advertising agency Blum & Ufer, D Plus Telecommunications and Broadnet Deutschland, Ms. Daudert spend seven years as managing director marketing of the Hessian Broadcasting Service (Hessischer Rundfunk). In 2009, Ms. Daudert accepted the offer to join the management of Burda Worldwide Technologies GmbH. Since then she has been responsible for the areas marketing and human resources. She is also the press officer of Burda WTG.