Nick McKittrick is the new CEO of homegate.ch
Zurich, 5 September 2018 – Effective immediately Nick McKittrick will take charge of homegate.ch, the leading Swiss real estate portal. Nick McKittrick (50) is a co-founding executive and former CEO of Rightmove, the largest real estate portal in the UK. He has been a member of the homegate.ch Board of Directors since 2017. He assumes the position of CEO as successor to Axel Konjack, who has left the company.
Christoph Brand, Head of Classifieds & Marketplaces and Member of the Management Board of Tamedia: “In Nick McKittrick we are gaining an absolutely top-notch executive with an exceptional background. Nick helped create Rightmove, the largest property player in the UK today. With his experience and homegate’s great team we will carry on the success story of homegate.ch. In the name of the Management Board
of Tamedia I wish him great success.”
Nick McKittrick worked for Rightmove for 17 years. He served as Chief Executive Officer from 2013 to 2017 having been Chief Operating Officer since 2005 and additionally Finance Director since 2009. Rightmove is a FTSE100 publicly traded company with headquarters in London. Prior to Rightmove, he worked in the field of technology consulting at the global company Accenture.
About Homegate AG
Homegate AG was founded in 2001 and has since developed into the leading digital company in the Swiss real estate market. With more than 8.7 million visitors and over 90,000 current real estate offers, homegate.ch is the number one Swiss real estate portal (Net-Metrix Audit 5/2018; Visits). At its headquarters in Zurich and Lausanne, Homegate AG employs more than 80 people. Homegate AG belongs to the Swiss media group Tamedia AG; another shareholder is Zürcher Kantonalbank.
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