Management Board

Our management team has longstanding experience in the online home & living, consumer and technology industries as well as a proven track record of advancing our business.

 

Marc Appelhoff (CEO)

After graduating from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management with a degree in Business Administration, Marc worked at private equity firm Cinven as a principal and for Boston Consulting Group as a consultant. He later set up the furniture brand “Fashion for Home”. Following the sale to home24, Marc was appointed to the Management Board of home24 where he has been instrumental in the expansion of the platform’s growth and sustainability. In 2020, Marc became Chairman of the Management Board of home24.

 

Brigitte Wittekind

After her studies at WHU – Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management, where she graduated with a degree in Business Administration, Brigitte worked at "McKinsey". In 2009, she founded "avandeo" an online shop for designer furniture. Together with Rocket Internet, she set up the beauty start-up "Glossybox". She joined home24 in 2014 to lead the development of the company's private label business. Before being appointed to the Management Board as COO in 2020, she was instrumental for the successful implementation of key operational investment projects.

 

Philipp Steinhäuser

Philipp graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the University of Münster (WWU) in 2008. Following five years of work as a consultant for KPMG and Horváth & Partners in the areas of Controlling, Finance and Risk Management, Philipp joined home24 in 2013. Since then, he has proven himself in various financial and managerial positions, including SVP Finance and Head of Investor Relations. In 2021, Philipp became CFO and moved up to the Management Board of home24.