Scout24 AG: New CEO Tobias Hartmann takes up office today
Berlin / Munich, 19 November 2018 – Tobias Hartmann is taking up office today as the new CEO of Scout24 AG, thus starting earlier than originally expected with the operator of the digital marketplaces AutoScout24 and ImmobilienScout24. Last week, the Supervisory Board of Scout24 AG appointed him a member of the Management Board with effect from
19 November 2018 and at the same time appointed him Chief Executive Officer of Scout24 AG. Gregory Ellis, previously CEO of the Scout24 Group, will remain a member of the Management Board until 31 December 2018 at the latest and will then leave the company. The change at the top of Scout24 AG was announced at the end of September.
Hans-Holger Albrecht, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Scout24 AG, says: "I am delighted that we were able to make the transition at the top management level of Scout24 six weeks earlier than planned and wish Tobias Hartmann every success and all the best for his start. At the same time, I would like to thank Greg Ellis for his outstanding achievements for Scout24 AG. Under his leadership, the group has developed into a highly profitable, listed technology company. With the new Scout24 Consumer Services division, the business model has been diversified and made fit for a successful long-term future. I wish Greg Ellis all the best for the future, both professionally and privately".
Tobias Hartmann has more than two decades of international management experience in launching, developing and growing consumer product and platform solutions businesses. He has worked for both privately held and publicly listed companies in Europe and the USA. Currently, he is a member of the executive management board and president US at HelloFresh SE, the world's leading meal kit company. During his tenure, the company became market leader in the USA in 2018. Previously, Tobias Hartmann was president of US-based Radial Inc., a multi-national provider of Omni-Channel eCommerce solutions formerly part of eBay Inc. Born in Augsburg, he was also a member of the executive management team at Loyalty Partner GmbH to launch "Payback", one of the world’s leading loyalty platforms.
With our leading digital marketplaces ImmobilienScout24 in Germany and AutoScout24 across Europe we are inspiring people to make their best decisions on finding a home and a car. Additional services, such as credit information, the brokerage of relocation services or construction and car financing, are bundled in the Scout24 Consumer Services business division. More than 1,200 employees are working on the success of our products and services, putting the consumers’ needs first in order to create a connected network for living and mobility. Scout24 is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN: DE000A12DM80, G24). For further information, please visit www.scout24.com, our Corporate Blog and Tech Blog, or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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