Company Management

Company Management

INTERPLAN Congress, Meeting & Event Management AG is an owner-managed congress agency with locations in Munich, Berlin, Hamburg and Leipzig. As a medium-sized corporation – measured according to the HGB size classification – Interplan AG is subject to annual statutory auditing requirements. As a global player in the field of congresses and events, the company nurtures stable and long-term relationships with clients and suppliers. Management of the operational activities lies in the hands of board members Bruno Lichtinger and Markus Preußner.

Supervisory Board


Gideon Rivlin

Gideon Rivlin

Supervisory Board
Member of the Supervisory Board since 2002. Gideon Rivlin founded Kenes International in 1965 and is still today their President and Chairman of the Kenes Board. From 1981 to 1983 he was President of the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers – IAPCO.


Joachim Maas

Joachim Maas

Supervisory Board
Member of the Supervisory Board since 2004.
Attorney specialising in corporate law.


Prof. Dr. Arndt Bode

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Arndt Bode

Supervisory Board
Member of the Supervisory Board since 2004.
President Bavarian Research Foundation


Board of Directors


Bruno Lichtinger

Bruno Lichtinger

Board of Directors
b.lichtinger@interplan.de
Managing Director and co-owner of Interplan since 2002. Prior to this, deputy CEO and with Interplan since 1990.


Dr. Markus Preußner

Dr. Markus Preußner

Board of Directors
m.preussner@interplan.de
Managing Director and co-owner of Interplan since 2003. Prior to this Head of Congress Department “mic” at the publishing house “moderne industrie” in Landsberg.


Dan Rivlin

Dan Rivlin

Board of Directors
drivlin@kenes.com
Managing Director at Interplan since 2002. Managing Director and co-owner of Kenes Group since 1998.


Members of the Management Team


Oliver Heinke

Oliver Heinke

o.heinke@interplan.de
Member of the Management Team since 2014. Head of Exhibition Management since 2010. With Interplan since 2006. Prior to this, several years of experience in the international hotel industry, studies in Tourism Management and Marketing in Munich and Wales.


Christine Hense

Christine Hense

c.hense@interplan.de
Member of the Management Team since 2014. Entry point at Interplan in 1998 as Project Manager and Team Leader. Quality Manager since 2006. Prior to this, experience in the hotel industry in Austria and Switzerland.


Elke Jaskiola

Elke Jaskiola

e.jaskiola@interplan.de
Member of the Management Team since 2018. Since 2001, member of project and team management at Interplan. Since 2013 Key Account Manager. Previously studied business administration at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich with a focus on tourism.


Kirsten Knight

Kirsten Knight

k.knight@interplan.de
Member of the Management Team and Head of Interplan office in Hamburg since 2017. From 2012 – 2016 Senior Project Manager and Team Leader at Interplan. Prior to joining Interplan, Kirsten lived and worked for 14 years in England in marketing and congress management roles.


Olaf Pröger

Olaf Pröger

o.proeger@interplan.de
Member of the Management Team since 2014. Head of Finances at Interplan since 2007. Prior to this, long-term experience in auditing, tax consultancy and accounting/controlling.