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New at Scout24: Jesko Schäfermann appointed Vice President People, Organization & Culture

Jesko Schäfermann (41) has been appointed Vice President People, Organization & Culture with immediate effect, with overall responsibility for the HR Division of Scout24 AG.

Berlin/Munich, February 01, 2018 –

Jesko Schäfermann (41) has been appointed Vice President People, Organization & Culture with immediate effect, with overall responsibility for the HR Division of Scout24 AG. The corporate group includes the leading digital market places, ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24, with over 1,000 employees in nine European countries. In this newly created role, Jesko Schäfermann reports to Michael Bütter, Managing Director of ImmobilienScout24 and Member of the Scout24 AG Management Board.

"We're delighted that Jesko Schäfermann, an experienced HR expert, is joining Scout24 AG. His many years' experience of HR management in an international and digital context make him the ideal candidate," says Michael Bütter.

In his new role, Jesko Schäfermann will focus in particular on HR operational excellence throughout the Scout Group, including Scout24's European business units.

Jesko Schäfermann is a lawyer and has come from The Boston Consulting Group, where he was responsible for the HR Division in Germany and Austria since 2010. From 2013, he was also responsible for its Regional HR Departments in various international markets within the Global People Team, with around 2,000 staff.

About Scout24

With our leading digital marketplaces, ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24, in Germany and across Europe we are inspiring people to make their best decisions on finding a home and a car. More than 1,000 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 AG is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN: DE000A12DM80, G24). For further information, please visit, our Corporate Blog and Tech Blog, or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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