Dirk Markus is a businessperson who founded Unite Network SE and who has been the head of 9 different companies. Currently, Dr. Markus occupies the position of Managing Director at Lotus AG, Chairman-Executive Board at AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA, Chief Executive Officer of Aurelius (Private Equity) (a subsidiary of AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA) and Managing Director at DIJUFRANKA Unternehmergesellschaft Haftungsbeschrankt. Dirk Markus is also on the board of Stichting Start Foundation, Deutsche Industrie REIT AG and ELK Fertighaus GmbH (Germany).
In his past career he held the position of Chairman-Supervisory Board for SMT Scharf AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board of KlickOwn AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board at Publicitas AG, Member-Executive Board at Gigaset AG, Chairman-Supervisory Board of AURELIUS Beteiligungsberatungs AG, Chairman-Executive Board at AURELIUS Management SE and Project Manager at Mckinsey & Co., Inc. (Germany).
Dr. Markus received a doctorate from the University of St. Gallen and a doctorate from Harvard University.