Switzerland

Tamedia creates new position of CTO Digital

Swiss media company Tamedia created a group-wide IT management position and named Thomas Gresch as new CTO Digital. He will start in the new position in January 2015. The 39-years old Gresch is an IT expert and brings in work experience as head of engineering at Local.ch, the web directory Tamedia hopes to jointly operate with Swisscom after the takeover of Publigroupe this summer. Gresch will...

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Rumors of Ricardo Switzerland sale linger

m4s0n501 For some days now rumors have been doing the rounds in Swiss business media that media company Naspers is considering to sell Switzerland’s leading e-commerce marketplace Ricardo.ch to free capital for further investment in emerging markets in Asia and Africa. Last Friday Bloomberg quoted (here) two inside sources who said Naspers was in “early-stage preparations”,...

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Tamedia with positive results thanks to digital

Swiss media group Tamedia managed to grow its revenue in the first half of FY2014, thanks mostly to organic growth of its division Digital Business and cost-cutting by the units Print Regional and National. Revenue for H1 of FY2014 were up 3 percent to CHF 551.4 million from CHF 536.8 million. The operating income (EBIT) rose by 14.8 percent to CHF 73.2 million and earnings grew 8.2 percent to...

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Change in marketing management at Scout24 Switzerland

Swiss Scout24 Schweiz AG, the joint-venture classifieds company of Ringier Digital AG and German Deutsche Telekom has announced a replacement in its board of directors. The company has appointed Andreas Schrag, who will replace Frank Gerber as new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In the press note Scout24 states that Gerber, who has been responsible for all marketing activities of the Swiss...

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Ringier takes over leading Romanian job portal eJobs.ro

Published April 2, 2012 Mar 30, 2012 Ringier, one of the leading international media companies in Romania, has acquired the majority shares of Ejobs Group S.A., operator of the leading Romanian online jobs portal eJobs.ro. With this move, Ringier Romania has further strengthened its digital footprint, following Ringier’s overall strategy to increase digital market share in all markets. Since...

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piazza.ch and edicom.ch merge to build new national classifieds platform

Published October 4, 2011 piazza.ch wird gemeinsam mit edicom.ch zur nationalen Kleinanzeigenplattform Zürich, 4. Oktober 2011 – Das Kleinanzeigenportal piazza.ch wird gemeinsam mit edicom.ch als nationale Kleinanzeigenplattform positioniert und per 1. Oktober 2011 in die Classified Online Organisation von Tamedia integriert, die sämtliche Rubrikenplattformen des Unternehmens...

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