Nick McKittrick, former CEO of Rightmove, joining the Homegate Board of Directors

Zurich, 3 August 2017 – Nick McKittrick (48) is joining the Board of Directors of Homegate AG, the leading provider of real estate portals in Switzerland. He is a co-founder of Rightmove, the largest real estate website in the UK, headquartered in London. Nick McKittrick was with the publicly traded company for approximately 16 years and served as its CEO from 2013 to June 2017. 

 

Christoph Brand, Member of the Management Board and Head of Classifieds & Marketplaces of Tamedia, which holds a majority interest in Homegate AG: “I am delighted that Nick decided to join the Board of Directors of Homegate. He is a recognised leader with exceptional know-how in the online property business.” 

 

Axel Konjack, CEO Homegate AG: “Homegate and Rightmove started almost at the same time. As market leaders in the UK and in Switzerland, the two companies are pursuing similar growth strategies. To have Nick’s experience as we continue to develop the Homegate group is an excellent opportunity for us. I look forward to working with him.” 

 

Christoph Brand, Chairman of the Board of Homegate AG and Member of the Management Board of Tamedia, Daniel Previdoli, Member of the Executive Board of Zürcher Kantonalbank, and Urs Hügli, Owner and Managing Director of step2success GmbH, are the other members of Homegate’s Board of Directors. Nick McKittrick is succeeding Nicola Claglüna who resigned from Homegate’s Board of Directors.     

Contact

Simon Marquard, Digital Communication Manager Tamedia 

+41 44 248 41 94, simon.marquard@tamedia.ch

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Tamedia is the leading private media group in Switzerland. The digital platforms, daily and weekly newspapers and magazines of Tamedia offer overview, classification and selection. The company was founded in 1893 and employs a staff of approximately 3,400 in Switzerland, Denmark, Luxembourg, and Germany. It has been traded at the Swiss stock exchange since 2000.

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