MANAGEMENT HANDOVER: PHILIP ROOKE SUCCEEDS FABIAN STICH AS CEO OF JOCHEN SCHWEIZER MYDAYS GROUP

Philip Rooke (52) will become the new CEO of Jochen Schweizer mydays Group, the leading German experience platform, and a portfolio company of NuCom Group and Jochen Schweizer Beteiligungs GmbH. As of 01.04.2021, the e-commerce leader will take over from
Fabian Stich (40), who has decided to leave Jochen Schweizer mydays after nearly eight years in the experience industry to pursue new career opportunities.

Philip Rooke has more than 25 years’ experience in the consumer internet industry, and has been CEO of the Leipzig based mass customization apparel platform business Spread Group since 2011. Under Philip Rooke’s leadership, Spread Group developed from a start-up to a highly profitable international player: The group increased sales by 600 percent, expanded beyond its flagship brand Spreadshirt to include four other brands and is now active in 18 markets with 900 employees. Prior to the Spread Group, Mr. Rooke served in senior management positions at several distinguished online businesses such as Skinstore, Tesco and iVillage.

Claas van Delden, Co-CEO of NuCom Group SE:

Claas van Delden, Co-CEO of NuCom Group SE:

I would like to thank Fabian Stich for his outstanding performance at Jochen Schweizer mydays. Over the last eight years, together with his team, he has delivered consistent growth throughout the group both organically and inorganically, and has steered the company safely during the challenging period of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fabian leaves a company that finds itself in good shape to continue this strong growth and we wish Fabian all the best for the future. Philip Rooke will serve as a great successor to begin the next chapter of Jochen Schweizer mydays’ growth in becoming one of the leading experience platforms in Europe. The company and the entire Jochen Schweizer mydays team will benefit from his extensive experience in the consumer-internet sector, expertise on mobile development and internationalization skills.

Jochen Schweizer, CEO of Jochen Schweizer Beteiligungs GmbH and Shareholder of Jochen Schweizer mydays Group:

Jochen Schweizer, CEO of Jochen Schweizer Beteiligungs GmbH and Shareholder of Jochen Schweizer mydays Group:

I would like to thank Fabian and wish him all the best for his future. I am excited, that with Philip Rooke we found a great successor who will further develop the excellent performance and internationalization of the Jochen Schweizer mydays group.

Philip Rooke, CEO of Jochen Schweizer mydays Group as of 01.04.2021:

Philip Rooke, CEO of Jochen Schweizer mydays Group as of 01.04.2021:

I am honored by the opportunity to join the Jochen Schweizer mydays Group. It is a very exciting business that is well positioned to expand its services to customers and experience providers. I look forward to getting started and working alongside the talented team to drive further growth for the company in its existing and forthcoming international markets.

Fabian Stich, CEO Jochen Schweizer mydays Group:

Fabian Stich, CEO Jochen Schweizer mydays Group:

Jochen Schweizer mydays is a great company and I am very proud to have been part of the team and to accompany the group on its fantastic journey over the last eight years. My decision to leave the company was not an easy one to make, but I am ready for a new chapter in my career. With Philip Rooke and the management team, the company is in good hands to continue its success story in becoming the leading European experience platform. I would like to say a huge thank you for the incredible years I have spent working with such a fantastic team and wish everyone all the best for the future.