Ralf Priemer. born in 1969, became Chief Sales Officer (CSO) of hotel.de AG in December 2012, heading up the "Hotel Contracting & Relations", "Human Resources" and "Corporate Communications" departments as well as the international offices. Priemer, a qualified business and industrial engineer, has seventeen years of international experience in the fields of e-commerce, sales and marketing, as well as seven years of experience in the field of mobile commerce. After stints working at Lintas advertising agency and the telecommunication firms Talkline (now mobilcom-debitel) and E-Plus, Priemer worked at the former Bertelsmann subsidiary, arvato mobile (now Mondia Media), which distributes digital entertainment content such as music, videos, games and e-books. In his role as managing director and Chief Operating Officer at arvato mobile, Priemer was responsible for restructuring the company's Northern European business (from 2007 to 2012) and for pushing ahead with the development of their global business at nine locations worldwide. Priemer is also the founder of Channel Pilot Solutions GmbH.
Dr. Mathias Warns, born in 1964, has been a Board Member of hotel.de AG since May 2013, and is responsible for the "Corporate Sales" department. After having graduated with a PhD in Physics, he worked for the United Nations, GE Capital IT Solutions, UNISYS as well as for the Hogg Robinson Group (HRG) PLC. During his career he was able to gain considerable international experience in the fields of IT, Sales and Business Travel as well as in taking on sales and managerial responsibilities.
Tobias Ragge, born 1976, is to become the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of hotel.de. He has been the Managing Director of HRS - HOTEL RESERVATION SERVICE Robert Ragge GmbH since 2008 and is the second generation to lead the family company. Tobias Ragge joined HRS in 2004 as a management assistant and assumed the responsibility for marketing in 2005. Under his management, HRS took over Tiscover GmbH in 2008 and purchased a majority interest in hotel.de AG in 2011. Tobias Ragge studied international company management at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel. After his successful graduation, the qualified business manager started his career with German Lufthansa AG, Europe's leading airline. He worked there in the areas of CRM and restructuring of continental traffic, as well as in the management of strategic alliances in Atlanta, USA.
Dr. Johannes Fuhr, born 1978, is to join the Supervisory Board of hotel.de. He has been a member of the managment team at HRS – HOTEL RESERVATION SERVICE Robert Ragge GmbH since 2012 and is responsible for global hotel acquisition. After completing his business management studies at the ESB Reutlingen and Portland State University (MBA), he graduated as a Volkswirt at the Technical University in Berlin. Dr. Fuhr has been at HRS since 2008. Before assuming his present post, he lead the department of strategy and company development of the hotel portal. In this role, along with roles in other jobs, he had the responsibility for the integration of Tiscover GmbH into the company group. From 2002 to 2008 he had several purchasing roles with Europe's leading airline, German Lufthansa AG.
Dr. Maximilian Dorndorf, born 1973, is to become a member of the Supervisory Board of hotel.de. He is a lawyer and, until 2005, worked in the Cologne practice of the international lawyers Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in the area of IP/IT. Following that, he worked as a syndicate lawyer and Head of the Legal Department at the international logistics group, Fiege. He has subsequently headed his own practice, specialising in commercial legal protection and e-commerce. Since 2009 he has been a partner in the Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH and advises not only medium sized companies but also those listed on the stock exchange. He advises in matters of commercial law, especially in connection with commercial legal protection, e-commerce (including payment modalities), IT, and outsourcing. He was previously a member of the Supervisory Board of tiscover AG, Innsbruck.