Greg Ellis (Chief Executive Officer)
Gregory Ellis was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Scout24 Group in March 2014. He is responsible for all commercial operations of the company.
Ellis has more than 20 years of international business experience within the digital media industry. He joined from REA Group (a multi-country digital classifieds platform specialized in property based in Australia) where he was Managing Director and CEO for more than five years. In his years at REA, Ellis and his team achieved outstanding growth rates and a share price increase of more than 350% over the course of 5 years (30 Dec 2009 – 30 Dec 2014).
Prior to joining REA Group in September 2008, he was Marketing Director for Online Services at Microsoft Asia. Previous roles included Managing Director of Online for Truvo BV, as well as Managing Director of Sensis Interactive and Group Marketing Manager for Telstra Corporation.
Christian Gisy (Chief Financial Officer)
Christian Gisy took on his new position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Scout24 Group in September 2014. He is responsible for the areas of Finance, Accounting, Tax, Controlling, Legal/Compliance, Risk Management, Purchasing & Facilities and Corporate IT.
Gisy has a broad strategic, financial and public company experience. Prior to joining Scout24, Gisy spent eight years working for CinemaxX AG. He was CFO and then managed the company from 2008 onwards as Chairman of the Board. Together with his team he successfully turned around and restructured the business becoming Germany’s most profitable cinema exhibition circuit. From his appointment as CEO until the sale to a combination of private equity and strategic investors the share price went from 0.30 Euro to 6.45 Euro before the company was delisted.
In earlier positions, Gisy worked as an auditor and subsequent as Director of Equity Capital Markets at WestLB Panmure and was also active as a Director of Finance for VIVA Media AG and WaveLight AG.