09/28/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/28/2017 06:07
Göppingen, Germany, September 28, 2017 - TeamViewer®, a leading global software provider for digital networking and collaboration, today announces the resignation of its CEO Andreas König due to personal reasons. The Board has already started a careful selection process to find a suitable successor. Andreas König will stay in charge until end of the year in order to ensure a smooth transition.
Abe Peled, Chairman of the Board at TeamViewer said: 'We are very grateful to Andreas' for his major contributions, which have made TeamViewer a worldwide leading software and tech company. Due to his achievements in advancing the core product as well as identifying new business opportunities, TeamViewer is well positioned to pursue further growth. We are delighted to continue working with Andreas in an advisory role.'
Andreas König took over as the CEO of TeamViewer in May 2015 and played a key role for TeamViewers global growth story during the last two and a half years. Under his leadership, the company successfully strengthened and extended its position as a worldwide leading software provider for remote support. Andreas König also opened up new growth prospects for TeamViewer by focusing onto innovative 'Internet of Things' (IoT) solutions.
König's decision to decrease operational activities is based on personal matters: 'Together with my family, I decided to take a step back. It is now a good time for a transition. I am very proud of our success story at TeamViewer. The past two and a half years have been the most intense and exciting chapter of my professional career. Never have I experienced so many high-performing and highly motivated individuals. I am very confident that my successor as CEO and TeamViewer's dedicated team will take our company to the next level. TeamViewer's journey is far from over. I am looking forward to supporting TeamViewer in an advisory role.'
TeamViewer is a leading global software provider for digital networking and collaboration. Founded in 2005 in Göppingen, Germany, the company employs around 700 people from more than 50 countries. Its flagship product, TeamViewer, is an all-in-one solution for remote support, remote access, and online meetings. The software actively runs on more than 400 million devices, of which at least 25 million are connected to TeamViewer at any point in time. The company's product portfolio is complemented by solutions for IT monitoring, data backup, anti-malware and web-conferencing. TeamViewer was acquired by Permira in 2014. Further information is available at: www.teamviewer.com