MANAGEMENT CHANGE AT AROUNDHOME: MORITZ KOTHE BECOMES CEO, ROBIN BEHLAU JOINS THE ADVISORY BOARD

Management change at Aroundhome: Moritz Kothe becomes CEO, Robin Behlau joins the Advisory Board

Berlin, December 10, 2020 – Moritz Kothe (41) will be the new CEO at Aroundhome, Germany’s largest intermediary for home-related products and services. The company has been part of the NuCom Group since 2016. Kothe, a native of Hamburg, will take over the position on February 1, 2021, and will lead the company until April 1, 2021, together with founder and current CEO Robin Behlau. Following this, Kothe will lead Aroundhome as sole CEO, while Behlau will move to the advisory board on April 1, 2021 and continue to support the company in this capacity.

Until the end of January, Moritz Kothe is still active in his role as CEO of the employer rating platform kununu. Under his leadership, the company developed into the leading provider of workplace insights in Europe. Today, kununu is used by every second job seeker in German-speaking countries. Previously, Kothe held leading positions at the career network platform Xing and the German retailer Tchibo, among others.

Florian Tappeiner, Co-CEO of NuCom Group:

Florian Tappeiner, Co-CEO of NuCom Group:

“With Moritz, we have found an excellent successor for Robin. Moritz has proven at kununu what entrepreneurial achievements he is capable of. I am therefore very pleased that we were able to win Moritz for Aroundhome. At the same time, I would like to express my sincere thanks to Robin. Over the past twelve years, he has built Aroundhome into a platform through which orders worth over one billion euros are brokered every year. We therefore appreciate all the more that Robin will remain with the company in his role as an advisory board member.”

Moritz Kothe, CEO of Aroundhome from February 1, 2021:

Moritz Kothe, CEO of Aroundhome from February 1, 2021:

“I am looking forward to my start in February and the cooperation with my new colleagues full of enthusiasm and motivation. Aroundhome operates in an exciting market environment that is constantly changing and still offers extremely high potential for further growth. I’m excited to help shape Aroundhome’s future and become part of this unique team.”

Aroundhome was founded in 2008 by Robin Behlau and Mario Kohle under the name Käuferportal. Today, the Berlin-based company helps millions of people find exactly the right specialist company in their area before buying a solar system, new windows or a kitchen. Up-to-date Aroundhome co-operates with over 16,000 partner companies, more than 50 products and services approximately around the house are mediated Germany far.

Robin Behlau, CEO of Aroundhome:

Robin Behlau, CEO of Aroundhome:

“Aroundhome has grown strongly in recent years and has become the first port of call for products and services around the house. Now it’s time to open a new chapter for the company: with Moritz, we have found the ideal person and I am convinced that he will continue Aroundhome’s success story. I’m looking forward to my new role as a member of the advisory board and that I can thus continue to support the company in word and deed.”