mobilezone Group: Personnel changes in the Group Executive Board and the Board of Directors

18.12.2019

NEWS RELEASE

Rotkreuz, 18 December 2019

mobilezone Group: Personnel changes in the Group Executive Board and the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of mobilezone holding ag approved the following promotions as of 1 January 2020:

  • Wilke Stroman as CEO Germany and member of the Group Executive Board.
  • Roger Wassmer as a member of the Group Executive Board and COO Switzerland & Austria to date, now CEO Switzerland & Austria.

Markus Bernhard, CEO of mobilezone:

«I am delighted to welcome Wilke Stroman, an entrepreneur and e-commerce specialist who established our subsidiary Sparhandy in Cologne 20 years ago, to our Group Executive team. This addition underlines the significance of our online activities. Wilke Stroman learned the business from the bottom up, he is entirely familiar with the needs of our customers. In spite of his relative youth, he has demonstrated over the last 20 years that he can successfully implement innovative business ideas. I am convinced that he will enhance our business in Germany with his experienced team, and make an important contribution to our growth strategy.»

«As COO Switzerland, Roger Wassmer has already been my deputy for the Swiss business for the last three years. In the almost six years that he has been with the mobilezone Group, he has demonstrated that he has all the skills required to take over the management of the business as CEO Switzerland and Austria.»

The Group Executive Board is thus made up as follows from 1 January 2020 on:

  • Markus Bernhard (1964), Group CEO
  • Andreas Fecker (1972), Group CFO
  • Wilke Stroman (1980), CEO Germany
  • Roger Wassmer (1973), CEO Switzerland & Austria
  • Akin Erdem (1974), Group Chief Procurement Officer

Changes to the Board of Directors:

The Board of Directors of mobilezone holding ag proposes the election of Michael Haubrich as a new member of the Board of Directors, to the ordinary General Meeting of 8 April 2020 Urs T. Fischer, Chairman of the Board of Directors, is delighted: «Michael Haubrich is the ideal addition to the existing mobilezone Board of Directors. Michael Haubrich has deep retail experience in Germany and a great deal of expertise in both e-commerce and finances.»

For any queries or further information:

Markus Bernhard

Chief Executive Officer            

mobilezone holding ag 

mobilezoneholding@mobilezone.ch