Thomas Kaiser (6. March 1966) was appointed CEO of Ringier Digital and member of the Group Executive Board Ringier Ltd. in June 2012. In this capacity he oversees the operations of the leading online marketplaces in Switzerland (including immoscout24.ch, autoscout24.ch, jobs.ch) and innovative eCommerce businesses (including deindeal.ch, geschenkidee.ch) and Ringier Digital Ventures. In addition, he accompanies as a member of the Advisory Board the development of Ringier Africa activities. Under his leadership, Ringier Digital has developed into a fast-growing and highly profitable business of Ringier AG. Before joining Ringier, Kaiser was a member of the management board of PubliGroupe and responsible for establishing the Digital & Marketing Services segment (Namics, Zanox, Improve Digital, etc.). For twelve years Kaiser Held executive positions at Bertelsmann and Hubert Burda Media in Germany. Since 1995 he has been involved in developing businesses in the field of new media. Kaiser graduated from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) with a degree in Business Administration.