Munich / Berlin, 5 March 2021 – Scout24 AG, the operator of the digital marketplace ImmoScout24, has appointed Dr. Claudia Viehweger (46) as Chief Human Resources Officer. In the newly created position, the experienced human resources expert will assume overall responsibility for the Scout24 Group's human resources activities from July 1, 2021 at the latest. Viehweger will report directly to Tobias Hartmann, CEO of Scout24 AG. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), the HR expert will place a special focus on the topic of diversity. One goal is to increase the proportion of women in the company as a whole and in management positions in particular. Another key topic will be the further development of the people development strategy.
"With Claudia Viehweger, we have been able to win a very experienced professional for Scout24 who brings great expertise in leading digital and innovative companies. We look forward to working with her to promote diversity in all areas of the company and at all hierarchy levels and to further raise awareness of an inclusive working environment. We see this as an important key to our success," says Tobias Hartmann, CEO of Scout24 AG.
Viehweger, who holds a doctorate in law, started her career as a specialist in employment law at Raue LLP in Berlin before joining Axel Springer SE as an in-house lawyer in 2011. Further positions at Axel Springer followed, including Head of Human Resources at the WELT editorial office. Most recently, Viehweger was Chief Human Resources Officer at Axel Springer National Media & Tech, where she was responsible for the HR topics of Axel Springer's digital brands. Viehweger also held the position of Vice President People & Culture at Axel Springer News Media National.
Scout24 is one of the leading digital companies in Germany. With the digital marketplace ImmoScout24, for residential and commercial real estate, we successfully bring together homeowners, real estate agents, tenants, and buyers – and we have been doing so for more than 20 years. With around 13.8 million users per month, ImmoScout24 is the market leader for digital real estate listing and search. To digitise the process of real estate transactions, ImmoScout24 is continually developing new products and building up an ecosystem for renting, buying, and commercial real estate in Germany and Austria. Scout24 is a listed stock corporation (ISIN: DE000A12DM80, Ticker: G24) and member of the MDAX and the DAX50 ESG. Further information is available on Twitter and LinkedIn. Since 2012, ImmoScout24 has also been active in the Austrian residential and business real estate market.
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