Michael Börnicke was born on the 28th of October 1960 in Mülheim Ruhr near Düsseldorf.
Michael Börnicke was born on the 28th of October 1960 in Mülheim Ruhr near Düsseldorf. After his studies in Business Administration at the universities Bayreuth and Paris, he started his career as a Banker at the HypoVereinsbank (Unicredit) in Munich with focus on structered finance. After that he became a specialized consultant for Media and project financing.
In January 1992 Michael Börnicke joined the commercial TV channel ProSieben Television GmbH as Head of Finance & Controlling. In 1995 he became Finance Director and managed the growth path from one channel to a diversified, profitable media group. In July 1997 he was the responsible manager for the IPO of ProSieben SAT 1 AG.
In January 1998, Michael Börnicke took over the position as CFO of Premiere Medien GmbH & Co KG, the German Pay-TV channel (today Sky). In 2002 he managed a MBO in combination with Permira PE. In March 2005, the Premiere AG went public (IPO) with Michael Börnicke as responsible CFO. In June 2006, he became the Deputy CEO and in 2007 he took over the position as CEO of Premiere AG.
From 2009 to 2012, Michael Börnicke joined the women’s apparel company Escada AG as CRO. Later the became CFO and COO.
From 2012 onwards, Michael Börnicke shifted his focus to e-commerce and was founder of Tirendo GmbH (Tyres) and Kiveda GmbH (Kitchens).
Today Michael Börnicke is CEO of the Kiveda Group with two kitchen Brands, Kiveda and Küchen Quelle. The company is after 2 years of operation one of the key players in the kitchen industry.