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Sixt Leasing SE: autohaus24 GmbH appoints Werner König as Co-Managing Director

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05.10.2020 / 10:05
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Sixt Leasing SE: autohaus24 GmbH appoints Werner König as Co-Managing Director

Pullach, 5 October 2020 - autohaus24 GmbH, one of the leading online new car brokers in Germany and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sixt Leasing SE, has appointed Werner König as Managing Director. He replaces Mr. Michael Ruhl, who continues to serve as the Chief Executive Officer of Sixt leasing SE. Mr. König shares the management of autohaus24 with Mr. Josef Finauer, who has held this position since April 2020.

Mr. König has been Head of Remarketing at Sixt Leasing for about five and a half years and will continue this operation in addition to his new tasks at autohaus24. Moreover, he was Managing Director of Sixt Car Sales GmbH from early 2015 to mid 2020. Previously, he successfully held several senior management positions in the automotive sector.

In his function as Managing Director of autohaus24 GmbH, Mr. König is responsible for the offline business with the former Sixt Car Sales locations for used cars in Berlin, Eching and Frankfurt. These had been sold to Hyundai Capital Bank Europe GmbH (HCBE) as part of the 92% takeover of Sixt Leasing SE by HCBE and are to be rebranded to the autohaus24 brand in early 2021. At the same time, Mr. Finauer will concentrate on the online business of autohaus24.de.

Since April 2020, Mr. Finauer has also been Managing Director of SXT Leasing Dienstleistungen GmbH & Co. KG and represents the business areas Productmanagement, Maintenance and Damage within Sixt Leasing SE. Previously he was, among other things, Service Manager at MAHAG Group (Volkswagen Group Retail Germany).

A joint focus of Mr. König and Mr. Finauer will be the rebranding of the autohaus24 brand with a new logo, new website and new brand strategy. In addition, the product portfolio will be expanded.

Josef Finauer, Managing Director of autohaus24 GmbH: 'I would like to thank Michael Ruhl for the successful collaboration and I am pleased to have a proven expert at my side with Werner König once again. Our goal is to develop autohaus24 into a digital car dealership for new and used cars and, in future, service products. We will offer these both online and offline at our locations.'

Werner König, Managing Director of autohaus24 GmbH: 'I am looking forward to taking autohaus24 to the next level together with Josef Finauer. Our extensive experience in the industry provides a good basis for a successful strategic reorientation with a strong online and offline business.'

Since 2009, autohaus24 has stood for excellent customer service, cross-brand advice and the best possible discount for new cars from German dealerships. The autohaus24 service guarantee ensures the full manufacturer's warranty, full liability for material defects and full service at the authorised dealer near the buyer.

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About Sixt Leasing:

Sixt Leasing SE based in Pullach near Munich is a leading provider in online direct sales of new vehicles in Germany as well as specialist in management and full-service leasing of large fleets. With tailor-made solutions, the company enables the longer-term mobility of its private and corporate customers.

Private and commercial customers use the online platforms sixt-neuwagen.de and autohaus24.de to lease new vehicles affordably. Corporate customers benefit from the cost-saving leasing of their vehicle fleet and from efficient fleet management.

Sixt Leasing SE (WKN: A0DPRE / ISIN: DE000A0DPRE6) has been listed in the Regulated Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Prime Standard) since 7 May 2015. In fiscal year 2019, the Group generated consolidated revenue of EUR 824 million.

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sixtleasing@kirchhoff.de


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Language:

English

Company:

Sixt Leasing SE

Zugspitzstraße 1

82049 Pullach

Germany

Phone:

+49 (0)89 744 44 - 4518

Fax:

+49 (0)89 - 744 44 - 8 5169

E-mail:

ir@sixt-leasing.com

Internet:

http://ir.sixt-leasing.de

ISIN:

DE000A0DPRE6, DE000A2DADR6, DE000A2LQKV2

WKN:

A0DPRE

Listed:

Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange; Luxembourg Stock Exchange

EQS News ID:

1138634


 

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