Ad hoc announcement, 23 April 2013, Munich, Germany, 8:10 CET - Dr Paul-Bernhard Kallen informed the company of his decision to step down as a member and chairperson of the Supervisory Board of TOMORROW FOCUS AG at the end of the annual general meeting on 12 June 2013. Dr Kallen joined the Supervisory Board in November 2001 and has held the office of chairperson since July 2004.
The Management Board and Supervisory Board regret the decision taken by Dr Kallen and wish to express their tremendous gratitude for his outstanding work and commitment over the years. Dr Kallen has played a significant role in the restructuring of TOMORROW FOCUS AG into a broadly based and profitable Internet company. During his period of office as chairperson of the Supervisory Board, the company has made key strategic investments in HolidayCheck and ElitePartner and hugely expanded the reach of its news portal Focus Online.
His successor as a member of the Supervisory Board will be elected at the annual general meeting on 12 June 2013, after which the Supervisory Board will select a new chairperson.
About TOMORROW FOCUS AG:
TOMORROW FOCUS AG (ISIN DE005495329) is based in Munich, Germany, and is one of the leading exchange-listed Internet groups in Germany. The Group has a workforce of around 700, and its business operations are divided into three segments: Transactions, Advertising and Technologies.
The Transactions segment includes HOLIDAYCHECK AG, which operates a number of hotel reviews and travel booking portals by the same name; WEBASSETS B.V., which operates the ZOOVER hotel reviews portals and the METEOVISTA/WEERONLINE weather portals; TOMORROW TRAVEL B.V., which operates the Dutch online travel agent TJINGO; RPC VOYAGES SAS, which operates the French online travel agent ECOTOUR; ELITEMEDIANET GmbH, which operates the premium online dating agency ELITEPARTNER; and JAMEDA GmbH, which operates the physician ratings portal JAMEDA.de.
The Advertising segment includes TOMORROW FOCUS MEDIA GmbH, one of the leading German online marketing providers, which markets numerous well-known portals on behalf of business partners in addition to those operated by the Group itself, such as the news and utility journalism site FOCUS Online, the finance and stock market portal FINANZEN100 and the parent portal NETMOMS.
The Technologies segment includes CELLULAR GmbH, one of Germany’s leading full-service agencies for mobile platforms, and TFT GmbH, which provides technology and creative services for web-based IT and e-commerce solutions.