Sommer, Theo - from Germany
Country of meeting: in the year 1973
Journalist. Editor-in-chief of "Die Zeit" (1973-1992), editor alongside Marion Countess Dönhoff and former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt (1992-2000). Since 2004, Theo Sommer has been editor of the Times Media GmbH publishing house under the management of Detlef W. Prinz. He is editor of The Atlantic Times, The German Times, The Asia-Pacific Times and the African Times. Sommer also worked for foreign press bodies, including as a columnist for Newsweek International, Yomiuri Shimbun (Tokyo) and JoongAng Ilbo (Seoul).
In January 2014, Theo Sommer was sentenced by the Hamburg District Court to one year and seven months probation for tax evasion and fraud in a particularly serious case.
Activities in the Orangization:
Member, Europe Group