Achim Weiss has more than 25 years of experience in the Internet industry. As CEO of IONOS, he is responsible for the Group’s overall strategy and product development. Achim Weiss is an expert in the field of massive scalable internet infrastructures. In 1995, he co-founded Schlund+Partner, the German web hosting pioneer based in Karlsruhe, Germany, which was acquired by 1&1 in 1998.
From 1998 to 2008, he worked as Chief Technology Officer at 1&1 Internet AG, during which time he developed, among others, the first web hosting platform for the fast-growing mass market and was responsible for the construction of three data centers in Germany and the United States.
In 2010, Achim Weiss founded ProfitBricks in Berlin, the first German company focusing on cloud infrastructure (IaaS). Following the merger of ProfitBricks into 1&1 IONOS in 2018, Achim returned to the management board, and was appointed CEO of IONOS in October 2018.
Chief Commercial Officer
Dr. Jens Reich
Dr. Jens Reich has been Chief Commercial Officer and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board since July 2023. In this position he is responsible for all marketing and sales…
Dr. Jens Reich has been Chief Commercial Officer and Deputy Chairman of the Management Board since July 2023. In this position he is responsible for all marketing and sales activities of the IONOS group. Jens Reich has many years of experience in leading tech companies with focus on marketing and sales, growth and tech as well as customer acquisition, retention and reengagement.
Jens Reich holds a PhD in business administration from RWTH Aachen University, Germany.
From 2007 to 2018, he had various positions at the Boston Consulting Group, Zalando and the European omnichannel optician Mister Spex. From 2018 to 2023, he was Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Director of the food delivery service Hello Fresh Inc. in the US, where he was responsible for the growth of the US business with focus on Marketing, Brand and Sales as well as Growth and Tech for new and existing customers.
Chief Financial Officer
Britta Schmidt has been Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at IONOS since July 2021. As well as leading on finance, she’s responsible for People Services. She has over 15 years’…
Britta Schmidt has been Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at IONOS since July 2021. As well as leading on finance, she’s responsible for People Services. She has over 15 years’ experience in finance and investor relations. She started her financial career at Siemens Enterprise Communications (now Atos) in 2007.
From 2010 onwards Britta worked across many aspects of finance for Scout24, managing the implementation of the initial public offering (IPO) in 2015 and many transformational projects. As CFO at AutoScout24 from 2020 to 2021, she presided over the spin-off of AutoScout24 from the Scout24 group and the creation of an independent brand and organization.