Sedo released some news that Matthias Conrad will take over as the CEO of Sedo.
On January 1st, 2019, Matthias Conrad joined the management board of Sedo as our new CEO as Tobias Flaitz is stepping down. Together with fellow directors Barbara Stolz and Hakan Ali, Matthias Conrad will take over the leadership of Sedo. The shareholders of Sedo and Tobias Flaitz have agreed that there is a need for a change in the management.
Matthias Conrad started his career in 1999 as product manager at Vodafone Germany. As a qualified electrical engineer, he worked for Vodafone Egypt and Vodafone Hungary for six years, where he was responsible for product management and customer marketing in the B2B segment until 2011 as Director Marketing.
Since July 2011, Matthias Conrad has been working for 1&1 IONOS. He was responsible for the product management for the international web hosting and e-commerce business and most recently as Head of Marketing for the re-branding and brand introduction of 1&1 IONOS. In addition, he completed an extra-occupational MBA at Henley Business School. Matthias Conrad succeeds Tobias Flaitz, who leaves the company after seven years as CEO of Sedo.
Hakan Ali, Managing Director of Sedo:
“I thank Tobias Flaitz for his dedication to our company over the past seven years and I wish him all the best for the future. He was responsible for the restructuring of Sedo, expanding its international activities and product portfolio. The now strong and stable company needs new momentum. I am pleased that we were able to welcome an industry insider at Sedo with Matthias Conrad. Together Matthias Conrad, Barbara Stolz and I will drive forward the positive development of Sedo.”