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Scout24 appoints new Vice President People, Organization & Culture and new General Counsel

Munich / Berlin, 7 October 2019 - New additions to the Scout24 Group management team: On 19 August 2019, Carolyn Schlak (48) assumed overall responsibility for the human resources department of Scout24 AG as Vice President People, Organization & Culture. Since 23 September, Dr. Christian Ronge (39) has also been the Group's new General Counsel. He is responsible for all legal matters of Scout24 AG, including data protection and compliance. The group includes the leading digital marketplaces ImmobilienScout24 and AutoScout24.

"We are delighted that we were able to win Carolyn Schlak and Christian Ronge for Scout24. Both are proven experts in their fields and will drive projects forward for the AG. Carolyn Schlak has more than 20 years of HR experience and has worked for international and fast-growing companies. Christian Ronge brings extensive experience in all corporate, capital markets and data protection issues,“ says Tobias Hartmann, CEO of Scout24 AG.

Schlak started her career in human resources at Oracle in Munich. She was Vice President Human Resources for the DACH region at Sony Music Entertainment and most recently Chief HR Officer at where she was responsible for the entire human resources management. At the same time, she successfully accompanied executives in her own consulting firm and held various interim HR mandates in various industries.

Christian Ronge was previously Head of Legal Digital at Ströer, where he was responsible for legal advice on the group's publishing and online marketing business as well as data protection. Previous positions include work for E.ON and Uniper in corporate and capital markets matters, including complex structural measures. Ronge began his career as a lawyer in the corporate / M&A team of Allen & Overy.

About Scout24

With our leading digital marketplaces ImmobilienScout24 in Germany and Austria and AutoScout24 across Europe we are creating a connected network for living and mobility. More than 1,500 employees empower our users to find their new home or their new car quickly and easily. Individual additional services, such as the brokerage of relocation services or construction and car financing, by Scout24 Consumer Services support this purpose. 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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