Chief Executive Officer

 

Dr. Marc Al-Hames
CEO of HolidayCheck Group AG

Dr. Marc Al-Hames has been Chief Executive Officer of HolidayCheck Group AG since 30 April 2020. He has also been a member of the Executive Board of Hubert Burda Media since January 2023.

Previously, he was Managing Director of the Munich-based Cliqz GmbH, a majority holding of Hubert Burda Media, for seven years. Cliqz developed search, browser and privacy technology in Germany until 2020 and also operates the world’s leading privacy tool Ghostery. Prior to that, Dr. Al-Hames worked for two years as Head of Corporate Development at Tomorrow Focus AG, today HolidayCheck Group AG, where he was responsible for several M&A transactions. Dr. Al-Hames began his career in 2008 as a project manager at McKinsey & Company. He was born in Hannover, Germany, in 1978. Dr. Al-Hames studied electrical engineering and information technology at the Technical University of Munich and holds a doctorate in engineering.

 

 

 

Vice President Finance

 

Uta Fesefeldt
Vice President Finance HolidayCheck Group AG

Uta Fesefeldt is VP Finance for the HolidayCheck Group since April 2022. In addition she has been appointed as managing director for HolidayCheck AG and the German legal entities. She has worked for the group in different management positions in the area of finance and controlling since 2011. Before that she worked in auditing and in group accounting at Ottogroup. Uta Fesefeldt studied European Business at the University of Applied Sciences Münster and the Business School of Bordeaux, did a MSc in Accounting and Financial Management at Lancaster University and a MBA at Leuphana University. She was born in Filderstadt, in 1979.

 

 

 

 

Managing Directors

 

Christoph Ludmann
CEO HolidayCheck AG

Christoph Ludmann became CEO of HolidayCheck AG in July 2017. He has been working for the hotel rating and booking portal since 2006. Most recently, he served as director of Online Marketing and was responsible for the departments Performance Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation and Business Intelligence. The experienced marketing expert studied political and administrative sciences at the University of Konstanz. He was born in Stuttgart, in 1982.

 

 

 

 

 

Vinzenz Greger
Managing Director HC Touristik GmbH

Vinzenz Greger has been Managing Director of HC Touristik GmbH since February 2019. Prior to this he worked for 12 years in various roles at Amazon, where he was responsible for setting up and extending a wide variety of product lines and programs in Germany and Europe. His most recent role was as Director Programs, which involved managing innovation projects relating to customer experience. He began his career in 1998 in the mobile communications segment at Siemens AG (Benq Mobile from 2005), where he worked in hardware and software development and in product/category management. Vinzenz Greger studied electrical engineering at Furtwangen University (HFU) in Germany. He was born in Innsbruck, Austria, in 1973.

 

 

 

Erik Weenink
CEO Driveboo AG

Erik Weenink has been Managing Director of Driveboo AG since July 2017. He started working for HolidayCheck AG in 2013 as Interim Manager & Management Consultant for the brand MietwagenCheck. In the course of a carve-out in 2017 MietwagenCheck became part of the newly founded Driveboo AG.  Erik Weenink is an experienced automotive manager, specialized in the rental car business. He worked five years for the online rental car platform Holidaycars.com and eight years as Director Sales & Marketing as well as Business Development Manager for the car rental company Hertz. He started his career as Account Manager Fleetsales for the automobile companies Fiat and Ford. He was also born in Leiden, in the Netherlands, in 1966.