Dr. Marc Al-Hames

Dr. Marc Al-Hames has been Chief Executive Officer of HolidayCheck Group AG since 30 April 2020.

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.


Employment history
Since 2020  Chief Executive Officer, HolidayCheck Group AG, Munich, Germany
2013-2020 Managing Director, Cliqz GmbH, Munich, Germany
2011-2013 Head of Corporate Development, Tomorrow Focus AG, Munich, Germany
2008-2011  Project Manager, McKinsey & Company Inc., Munich, Germany


1999-2007 Technical University Munich, Dr.-Ing. Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Munich, Germany


Additional memberships in statutory advisory boards or in comparable domestic and international supervisory bodies:

  • Member Board of Directors, Ghostery Inc., New York, USA (no stock exchange listing)
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Cốc Cốc Pte. Ltd., Singapore (no stock exchange listing)
  • Advisory Board of GoodHood GmbH (nebenan.de), Berlin, Germany