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A portrait of Marc Bermann.
Head of China Program, Stiftung Mercator

Marc Bermann heads the China Program at Stiftung Mercator in Essen. Prior to that, he was the Director of China Projects at the Robert Bosch Stiftung in Stuttgart between 2007 and 2011. In the early 2000s he founded and managed the media and TV production company eMBee Productions, Ltd in Shanghai and Hong Kong. His clients and partners included ARD and ZDF, CNN, CNBC, BBC, CCTV, Shanghai TV, Pixar and the World Economic Forum as well as the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). During that time, he also worked as an intercultural trainer and consultant for large international companies in China such as Bosch, Time Warner, Fresenius Kabi, Nike and Siemens. Bermann studied Political Science and Modern Sinology in Heidelberg and Shanghai.