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Fabian Kienbaum joins the Board of Directors of JobCloud AG

Fabian Kienbaum joins the Board of Directors of JobCloud AG

Fabian Kienbaum heads Kienbaum Consultants International GmbH as its Chief Empowerment Officer. The company has a staff of more than 600 in 14 countries. The core competencies of the global owner-managed personnel and management consultancy are executive search, compensation, performance management, human capital management and organisational development. Until 2014, Fabian Kienbaum worked for US consultants The Hackett Group Inc in London, before joining Kienbaum and taking over from his father Jochen Kienbaum in early 2018. He studied international management at ESCP Europe, graduating in 2011 with a degree in business administration, the Diplômé de Grande École and Master of Science. Fabian Kienbaum also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.


Robin Lingg, Chairman of JobCloud AG and Head of International Marketplaces Ringier AG: ‘We are very glad to have gained Fabian Kienbaum as a member of the Board of JobCloud. Together with the management of JobCloud, we will further consolidate our number one status in the Swiss market. With the specialist expertise of Fabian Kienbaum – particularly regarding new technologies and innovative business models – we can further refine our growth targets for JobCloud and realise even more of the potential in the recruitment market.’


Christoph Brand, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of JobCloud AG and Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of Tamedia AG: ‘I look forward to working with Fabian Kienbaum. With his international experience in the field of strategic consultancy and recruiting, he makes an ideal addition to the JobCloud Board.’


‘JobCloud is an impressive success story. I am pleased to be appointed to the Board and look forward to helping guide the company’s transformation,’ says Fabian Kienbaum.


The Board of Directors of JobCloud AG comprises Chairman Robin Lingg (Head of International Marketplaces, Ringier AG), Deputy Chairman Christoph Brand (Deputy Chairman, Tamedia AG) and Board members Thomas Kaiser (Managing Director Ringier Digital Ventures), Christoph Tonini (Chairman, Tamedia AG), Marc Walder (CEO and Managing Partner, Ringier AG), Michel Kaufmann (Head of Marketing & Growth, Picstars AG), Thomas Gresch (Group CTO, Tamedia AG) and Fabian Kienbaum (CEO, Kienbaum Consultants International GmbH).


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JobCloud ( & is the leading digital company in the Swiss employment market and offers a variety of recruitment solutions. Besides job portals such as the regional market leaders and in German-speaking and Western Switzerland, respectively, its portfolio includes innovative technologies. JobCloud is the sole shareholder of JoinVision EServices in Vienna, the leading provider of multilingual semantic recruitment technologies. JobCloud was created in 2013 as the result of a merger between AG and Jobup AG. Today, it employs 180 staff in Zurich and Geneva. 


Ringier is a diversified media company with about 6,900 employees across 18 countries. Founded in 1833, Ringier manages leading brands in print, TV, radio, online and mobile media and runs successful print, entertainment and internet businesses. In a history that spans more than 180 years, Ringier stands for a pioneering spirit, independence, freedom of expression and diversity of information. Ringier is a Swiss family-owned business with head offices in Zurich. 


Tamedia is the leading private media group in Switzerland. Its digital platforms, daily and weekly newspapers and magazines offer their readers an overview, categorisation and selection of content. Founded in 1893, the company employs around 3,700 staff in Switzerland, Denmark, Germany, France, Israel, Luxembourg, Austria and Serbia. It has been listed on the Swiss stock exchange since 2000.