Thomas Ebeling started working at Pepsi-Cola Germany in 1991 where his career skyrocketed to the position of General Manager in 1996. A year later, he switched to Novartis and assumed worldwide leadership of the Nutrition Division in 1998 and was appointed to the Novartis Executive Committee. From 2000 to October 2007, he served as CEO of the Global Novartis Pharmaceuticals Business and was then appointed CEO of the Novartis Consumer Health Division. The company’s revenues more than doubled under his leadership. Since March 2009, he has been the new CEO of ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG, and additionally serves as member of the Supervisory Boards of Bayer AG and Lonza AG.