Michael Jahn becomes Chief Product Officer (CPO) at Homegate

Michael Jahn appointed as Chief Product Officer (CPO) at Homegate, with immediate effect. In this role, he will be responsible for the product strategy and development of the largest property marketplace in Switzerland, and will report to CEO Jens Paul Berndt.

Michael Jahn has over ten years’ experience in the area of product and development, and has gained expertise in various executive positions. He built up his own startup as founder and product manager. In recent years, he contributed greatly to the success of as CPO. He studied industrial engineering at the Otto-von-Guericke University in Magdeburg.

Michael Jahn, who up until now was Head of Customer Product, assumes responsibility for Homegate’s product strategy, with immediate effect. He will act as the manager of the product management team, and will also play a leading role in the marketing of products. The goal is to better align Homegate’s products with customer needs and company targets.


Jens Paul Berndt, CEO Homegate: ‘Michael is a very creative and solution-oriented individual, with lots of charisma and leadership qualities. As CPO, he’ll be able to use his product insights in a targeted manner, and drive Homegate forward with innovative product strategies. Michael and his team will ensure that our products are geared even more closely towards customer needs.

About Homegate

Homegate was founded in 2001 and is now the leading digital company on the Swiss property market. With more than nine million visits per month and about 110,000 current properties advertised, is Switzerland’s number one property marketplace. Homegate employs more than 125 people at its Zurich headquarters and Lausanne branch. is a TX Markets AG brand (

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