Press release 09/06/2016
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TeamViewer Hires New CFO from Vodafone

Thomas Nowak brings over 20 Years of Experience in the Technology Sector


Göppingen, September 6, 2016TeamViewer®, the global pioneer of remote control and online collaboration software, today announced it has given a big boost to its leadership team by including another veteran c-level executive: Thomas Nowak joins TeamViewer from Vodafone to assume the role as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Nowak replaces Stephan Kniewasser who left TeamViewer at the end of August at his own request.

Nowak has a truly outstanding professional record with almost 20 years of experience in the technology sector and holds a PhD in Finance from the Westfaelische-Wilhelms University in Münster, Germany. Nowak’s impressive career in finance began in 1995 at Hoechst AG as Manager Corporate Controlling & Development. At Vodafone he was the founding CEO of Partner markets and subsequently CFO for over 8 years, in the Netherlands, UK and Germany. During the last three years he was a Member of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Kabel Deutschland.

“TeamViewer is not only an amazing success story that is extremely appealing to me on a personal level”, says Thomas Nowak, CFO at TeamViewer. “TeamViewer also comes with a strong business case and enormous future potential. I am delighted to help bring this successful venture to the next level and look forward to working with my new team.”

"With Thomas Nowak I am convinced we are adding a true industry veteran to the team who has the experience and expertise to fundamentally accelerate the execution of our strategy", comments Andreas König, CEO at TeamViewer. “We are all of the firm conviction that Thomas Nowak is the ideal candidate for this position. He will continue the successful work of Stephan Kniewasser so we can accomplish our objectives.”


About TeamViewer

Founded in 2005, TeamViewer is fully focused on the development and distribution of high-end solutions for online communication, collaboration and remote monitoring of IT systems. Available in over 30 languages and with more than 200 million users worldwide, TeamViewer is one of the world’s most popular providers of remote control and online meeting software. airbackup, a powerful cloud-based backup solution, and ITbrain, a valuable remote monitoring and IT asset tracking solution, complement TeamViewer’s product portfolio.

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