DGAP-News: HomeToGo SE / Key word(s): Personnel
HomeToGo appoints Christina Smedley to its Supervisory Board
Christoph Schuh, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of HomeToGo: “We’re thrilled to welcome Christina Smedley to our Supervisory Board. With a wealth of expertise in marketing, communications and brand, her counsel will be extremely beneficial as we help build HomeToGo as a global brand and continue on its journey to become the go-to destination for vacation rentals. I would like to personally thank Thilo Semmelbauer for his dedication and trust over the years, and especially all of his valuable guidance while serving on the Board.”
Thilo Semmelbauer, Managing Director, Insight Partners: “It has been an honor to serve on HomeToGo’s Supervisory Board, and to be a core part of the team’s journey going public in this past year. I have the utmost confidence in HomeToGo’s Management team and the long-term growth opportunity ahead, as demonstrated by their impressive financial results this year thus far. With Christina Smedley’s deep roots in building global brands, I see her as a highly valuable successor for my seat on the Board.”
Smedley brings extensive marketing and brand experience to HomeToGo’s Supervisory Board, currently serving as Co-founder and Chief Marketing & Communications Officer at Lightspark, a new company created to explore, build and extend the capabilities of Bitcoin. In her previous position as CMO of Robinhood, Smedley led integrated marketing, communications and content for the trading platform, departing shortly after its IPO. Her career includes prominent leadership positions at Facebook/Meta, PayPal, Amazon and Edelman.
Christina Smedley, appointed member of the Supervisory Board of HomeToGo: “I’m very excited to be joining HomeToGo as a member of its Supervisory Board, a brand that has skyrocketed in the past few years to be a key leading player in travel. The promise of short term rentals in the accommodation industry combined with HomeToGo’s growth since the pandemic demonstrates that its trajectory as a global consumer brand has only just started. I look forward to advising and working closely with HomeToGo’s Management Board, fellow Supervisory Board members and talented team.”
For more information on HomeToGo’s Supervisory Board, visit HomeToGo’s Investor Relations website at: ir.hometogo.de.
HomeToGo was founded in 2014 with a vision to make incredible homes easily accessible to everyone. To pursue this vision, HomeToGo was able to build and constantly grow a trusted and easy-to-use technology platform that brings together property suppliers with travelers from all across the world.
HomeToGo operates a marketplace for alternative accommodation that connects millions of travelers searching for a perfect place to stay with thousands of inventory suppliers across the globe, resulting in the world's most comprehensive inventory coverage in the alternative accommodation space.
HomeToGo's marketplace is beneficial to both of its customer groups: Consumers who visit HomeToGo's websites gain access to the largest inventory in one place, and supply partners who use the platform's reach and technology solutions are better able to serve a wide range of customers and generate more high-quality demand.
While HomeToGo SE's registered office is located in Luxembourg, HomeToGo GmbH is headquartered in Berlin, Germany. HomeToGo operates localized websites and apps in 25 countries.
HomeToGo SE is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the stock ticker “HTG”. For more information visit: www.hometogo.com/about
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