Chairman of the Holzmarkt cooperative
Chairman of the Holzmarkt cooperative, making sustainable urban development happen in Berlin
Mario Husten finished University of Economics in East-Berlin. When the wall fell he was engaged in the students’ movement. Later he worked asjournalist before he changed toGruner+Jahr (G+J), a leading European publishing house. For G+J Mario spent more than ten years 10 years abroad, established and led newspaper publishers as well as built printing plants in Slovakia, Hungary, Rumania and Serbia. Back in the headquarters of G+J inHamburg he was in charge of the internationalization of magazines like GEO before he took the overall responsibility for Eastern Europe and new markets with the office based inWarsaw.