TX Markets with growth strategy and classifieds expert Terje Seljeseth on the Board of Directors

Within the decentralized organization of the TX Group, TX Markets is responsible for the complete classifieds and marketplaces portfolio. TX Markets is managed as an independent company by CEO Christoph Brand with his designated successor Olivier Rihs taking over in May 2020. In addition to Chairman Pietro Supino and CEO Christoph Tonini, other members of the TX Group will join the Board. It will be further strengthened by Terje Seljeseth, an expert with international experience in the area of online classifieds and marketplaces. TX Markets endeavors to further boost the leading positions in the Swiss market and continue to expand internationally with strategic partnerships and acquisitions.     

Zurich, 23 January 2020 – The Board of Directors of TX Markets will be joined by two members of TX Group’s Board of Directors, Pietro Supino (Chairman) and Andreas Schulthess. Other members of the TX Group are Christoph Tonini (CEO Group until 30.06.2020, thereafter proposed for election to the TX Group’s Board of Directors), Samuel Hügli (Head of Technology & Ventures) and Sandro Macciacchini (Head of Finance & Human Resources). Terje Seljeseth will additionally join the Board. Until the end of 2017 he was CEO of Schibsted’s Classifieds Media and Chief Product Officer of Schibsted. In these roles he was responsible for the development and management of the global classifieds business of the Scandinavian company in over 25 countries. Other specialists will join the TX Markets Board of Directors in the coming months. 

 

Christoph Brand, CEO TX Markets: “The developments of our classifieds and marketplaces portfolio have been excellent in recent years and in the process TX Markets has grown into one of the leading Swiss digital companies. In Switzerland, TX Markets has a strong presence in all relevant categories in every part of the country, offering comprehensive services in many areas of life to virtually the entire Swiss population. In order to live up to this claim in the future, we will continue to invest heavily in the further development and expansion of our products and services. In addition, we intend to become more active abroad and introduce our expertise in establishing and operating digital marketplaces in other countries. To this end, we have developed a modern structure with comprehensive expertise in recent years, which actively supports the individual companies in Switzerland and abroad and further promotes growth. With the foundation of TX Markets we also shorten the decision-making processes and become even more agile, which is a necessity in our highly competitive market environment.”

 

The TX Markets team provides key services to the associated classifieds and marketplaces platforms for the further advancement in the areas of business development, product management and UX design, marketing, strategy and technology. The senior management of TX Markets consists of the following: Christoph Brand (CEO, to be transferred to Olivier Rihs no later than May 2020), Nick McKittrick (CEO homegate.ch), Francesco Vass (CEO Ricardo), Dejan Dojcinovic (CEO tutti.ch), Davide Villa (CEO JobCloud, a company jointly owned by Ringier and the TX Group), Jessica Drexler (Chief Strategy Officer TX Markets), Sarah Safri (Chief Marketing Officer TX Markets), Andreas Schlenker (Chief Corporate Development Officer TX Markets), and Robin Simon (Chief Product Officer TX Markets). 

Contact

Simon Marquard, Senior Communications Officer TX Markets 

+41 44 248 41 94, simon.marquard@tx.group

About TX Markets
TX Markets is a company of the TX Group and responsible for the complete classifieds and marketplaces portfolio, including some of the leading platforms in Switzerland and abroad, such as Car For You, homegate.ch, ImmoStreet.ch, jobs.ch, jobup.ch, jobwinner.ch, karriere.at, Ricardo, Trendsales, and tutti.ch. TX Markets also has a core team of experts for the continued advancement of the portfolio in the areas of business development, product management and UX design, marketing, strategy and technology.